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Research Article

Clinicopathological and Immunological Changes in Indian Post Kala-Azar Dermal Leishmaniasis (PKDL) Cases in relation to Treatment: A Retrospective Study

Table 1

Showing age, sex, duration of past history of Kala-azar and leishmania positivity in various types of PKDL cases.

Type of lesionHypopigmented macularPapuloerythematousMixed macular Papulonodular lesionTotal

Number of PKDL Cases25152060
With past history of Kala-azar21141954
No past history of Kala-azar04010106
Mean age range (years)14.15 (7–30)21.78 (10–36)26.86 (17–57)20.45 (7–57)
Sex (male/female)15/86/918/439/21
Duration of past History of Kala-azar in mean (range)5 years
(4 months–10 years)
8.95 years
(1–22 years)
8.75 years
(3–18 years)
7.5 years
(4 months–22 years)
Leishmania parasite positivity number (%)10 (40%)13 (86.67%)19 (95%)40 (66.67%)
DAT positivity (%) cases titre83.4%
(1 : 800–1 : 6400)
83.33%
(1 : 1600–1 : 6400)
93.75%
(1 : 12800)
86.83%
(1 : 800–1 : 12800)

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