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Table 1 Ulcer area and depth according to locationa.

From: Clinic-epidemiological evaluation of ulcers in patients with leprosy sequelae and the effect of low level laser therapy on wound healing: a randomized clinical trial

Localization Number of ulcers Area (cm2) Depth (mm)
Plantar 51 4.2 (6.2) 7.2 (7.5)
Legs/Ankles 40 13.2 (15.7) 4.0 (1.4)
Mean difference between groups (95% CI)   -9.23 (-9.35 to -9.11) 3.10 (3.06 to 3.15)
p value   <.001* <.01*
  1. aValues are means (SDs) unless otherwise indicated. CI = confidence interval
  2. *As determined by the Z test for two independent samples.
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