Indian Journal of Paediatric Dermatology

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 112--116

Childhood leprosy: A review


Swetalina Pradhan1, Bibhu Prasad Nayak2, Gaurav Dash1 
1 Department of Dermatology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
2 Department of Pediatrics, SCB Medical College, Cuttack, Odisha, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Swetalina Pradhan
Department of Dermatology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
India

Leprosy in children is of special importance as it is the indicator of transmission in community. It affects both the child and family members psychologically and functionally. In this review, we will discuss regarding epidemiology of childhood leprosy in detail, types of leprosy in children, diagnostic difficulties in children, prevention of disabilities in children, and effect of childhood leprosy on the community.


How to cite this article:
Pradhan S, Nayak BP, Dash G. Childhood leprosy: A review.Indian J Paediatr Dermatol 2019;20:112-116


How to cite this URL:
Pradhan S, Nayak BP, Dash G. Childhood leprosy: A review. Indian J Paediatr Dermatol [serial online] 2019 [cited 2019 Aug 21 ];20:112-116
Available from: http://www.ijpd.in/article.asp?issn=2319-7250;year=2019;volume=20;issue=2;spage=112;epage=116;aulast=Pradhan;type=0