Kumari Panuganti Priya, 8-year-old, d/o Nagesh, is from Koilkonda village, Mahabubnagar district, has been reported with skin lesions with the duration of 2 years and right-hand ulnar claw for one year. Her father Mr Nagesh has been treated the case with MB MDT (Irregular treatment) and he has anaesthesia over both hands and feet, ulcer over right hand. His daughter was diagnosed with Def 2, it shows that the healthy contacts screening was not done, if conducted, they could have detected early without a disability. She has a big skin lesion on the face, which might lead to developing lagophthalmos also in the future.
Mr Nagesh approached a private doctor at his village with his daughter, the doctor examined her and told that it may be a neural problem and referred to Niloufer Hospital, Hyderabad for further screening and treatment. At Niloufer Hospital, they examined and referred to Osmania General Hospital and they further referred to some private hospital, at last Nagesh stopped going to different hospitals because there is no improvement in his daughter’s condition.
Mr Nagesh is a daily wage earner and his wife is a maid-servant. They are economically poor. There are a total of 4 family members, his wife, and two children. Kumari Priya is in the 7th standard now, we have provided CHAHA education support to continue her education without any interrupt. She is going to school regularly. Her family is thankful to LEPRA and