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Table 1 Clinical data of 68 leprosy patients with ulcers studied

From: Leprosy ulcers in a rural hospital of Ethiopia: pattern of aerobic bacterial isolates and drug sensitivities

  Number Percentages
Ulcer condition   
New 7 10.3
Recurrent 61 89.7
Years of leprosy diagnosis   
≤ 1year 7 10.3
> 1 year to 6 year 15 22.1
> 6 year 46 67.6
Time with ulcer   
< 1 year 53 77.9
≥ 1 year 15 22.1
Ulcer location   
Feet 59 86.8
Legs 6 8.8
Upper extremities 3 4.4
Foot ulcer site [n = 59]   
Sole 41 60.3
Fingers 9 13.2
Heel 5 7.4
Finger and sole 2 2.9
Sole and heel 2 2.9
Osteomyelitis   
Yes 31 45.6
No 37 54.4
White blood cell [x 106//l] [n = 58]   
< 4.000 4 6.9
4.000 - 11.000 40 69.0
> 11,0 14 24.1
Hemoglobin [g/dl] [n = 55]   
< 12 14 25.5
> 12 41 74.5
  1. SD: standard deviation.