Abstract:Leprosy is a chronic bacterial granulomatous disease that affects skin and peripheral nerves and shows slow progression. This study was to trace the epidemiological and clinical profile of leprosy among cases reported in the Information System for Notifiable Diseases in Anápolis, Goiás, Central-West region of Brazil. This is an epidemiological, descriptive and a cross-sectional study. Between January 2011 and December 2016, assistance was provided to 484 patients with leprosy. Among the patients, 59.5% male an… Show more
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