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Research Article

High-Resolution Sonography: A New Technique to Detect Nerve Damage in Leprosy

  • Suman Jain mail,

    suman@leprahealthinaction.in

    Affiliation: Clinical and Epidemiology Division, Blue Peter Research Centre, LEPRA Society, Cherlapally, Hyderabad, India

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  • Leo H. Visser,

    Affiliations: Clinical and Epidemiology Division, Blue Peter Research Centre, LEPRA Society, Cherlapally, Hyderabad, India, Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St. Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands

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  • T. L. N. Praveen,

    Affiliation: Abhishek Institute of Imageology, Secunderabad, India

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  • P. Narasimha Rao,

    Affiliation: Clinical and Epidemiology Division, Blue Peter Research Centre, LEPRA Society, Cherlapally, Hyderabad, India

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  • Thummalakunta Surekha,

    Affiliation: Abhishek Institute of Imageology, Secunderabad, India

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  • Ramesh Ellanti,

    Affiliation: Clinical and Epidemiology Division, Blue Peter Research Centre, LEPRA Society, Cherlapally, Hyderabad, India

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  • Thummalakunta L. N. Abhishek,

    Affiliation: Abhishek Institute of Imageology, Secunderabad, India

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  • Indira Nath

    Affiliation: Clinical and Epidemiology Division, Blue Peter Research Centre, LEPRA Society, Cherlapally, Hyderabad, India

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  • Published: August 11, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000498

About the Authors

Suman Jain, Leo H. Visser, P. Narasimha Rao, Ramesh Ellanti, Indira Nath
Clinical and Epidemiology Division, Blue Peter Research Centre, LEPRA Society, Cherlapally, Hyderabad, India
Leo H. Visser
Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St. Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
T. L. N. Praveen, Thummalakunta Surekha, Thummalakunta L. N. Abhishek
Abhishek Institute of Imageology, Secunderabad, India

Corresponding Author

Email: suman@leprahealthinaction.in

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SJ. Performed the experiments: SJ LHV TP TS TLA. Analyzed the data: SJ LHV PNR RE IN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SJ LHV. Wrote the paper: LHV IN.