Unusually Thickened Ulnar Nerve and Lagophthalmos in Leprosy

Ravindra Kumar Garg Department of Neurology, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, India

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*Address correspondence to Ravindra Kumar Garg, Department of Neurology, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, India. E-mail: garg50@yahoo.com

Disclosure: The journal has permission from the patient shown in Figure 2 to publish his photograph. Ravindra Kumar Garg reports no financial disclosures.

Author's address: Ravindra Kumar Garg, Department of Neurology, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, India, E-mail: garg50@yahoo.com.

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