Recognition and Management of Reactions

Timely recognition and management of reactions can prevent the development of permanent nerve damage and disabilities (and their worsening) among persons with leprosy, which in turn can help them avoid lifelong consequences both physically and in terms of discrimination and stigmatization. More attention should be given to educating patients and healthcare providers on this important aspect of treatment of persons affected by leprosy. Download this best practice document to learn more about early case detection and management of symptoms.