2021
DOI: 10.1590/0102-311x00130020
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Júlia Moreira Pescarini,
Camila Silveira Silva Teixeira,
Nívea Bispo da Silva
et al.

Abstract: Abstract: Our study aims to describe trends in new case detection rate (NCDR) of leprosy in Brazil from 2006 to 2017 overall and in subgroups, and to analyze the evolution of clinical and treatment characteristics of patients, with emphasis on cases diagnosed with grade 2 physical disabilities. We conducted a descriptive study to analyze new cases of leprosy registered in the Brazilian Information System for Notificable Diseases (SINAN), from 2006-2017. We calculated the leprosy NCDR per 100,000 inhabitants (o…

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