oa Central African Journal of Medicine - First lesion sites in leprosy

Volume 22, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Analysis of case records of patients attending the Leprosy Clinic at Harare Central Hospital for diagnosis and treatment showed that the majority of primary skin lesions (64,7 per cent.) appeared on exposed skin surfaces and that 31,1 per cent. of the series had neurological or other symptoms before the appearance of skin lesions.

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