Contents

167 Editor’s Choice September 2010 D. N. J. LOCKWOOD

Editorial

169 Leprosy and HIV, where are we at? D. N. J. LOCKWOOD AND S. M. LAMBERT

Original Papers

176 A big challenge in case finding at low endemic situation: Analysis on 1462 new leprosy patients detected in China in 2007 J. SHEN, M. ZHOU, X. XU, A. RAY, G. ZHANG AND L. YAN

184 Decentralisation of leprosy control activities in the municipality of Betim, Minas Gerais State, Brazil P. L. FUZIKAWA, F. D. A. ACÚRCIO, J. P. VELEMA AND M. L. CHERCHIGLIA

196 Factors which influenced the decentralisation of leprosy control activities in the municipality of Betim, Minas Gerais State, Brazil P. L. FUZIKAWA, F. D. A. ACÚRCIO, J. P. VELEMA AND M. L. CHERCHIGLIA

206 Neurophysiological patterns of ulnar nerve neuropathy in leprosy reactions J. A. GARBINO, B. NAAFS, S. URA, M. H. SALGADO AND M. VIRMOND

Case Reports

216 Hand atrophy in a leprosy patient – treatment with polymethylmethacrylate A.T. ORSI, M. SANTOS, A. E. MIRANDA, C. O. BANDEIRA, L. SILVA, A. CHRUSCIAK-TALHARI, C. TALHARI AND S. TALHARI

221 Histoid leprosy in an HIV positive patient taking cART R. A. BUMB, B. C. GHIYA, R. JAKHAR AND N. PRASAD

224 Zoster-like segmental presentation of lepromatous leprosy M. D. F. MAROJA, L. L. D. LIMA, P. M. R. PEREIRA, R. M. L. D. OLIVEIRA AND C. MASSONE

ILEP Technical Review

228 Review of Leprosy Research Evidence (2002 – 2009) and Implications for Current Policy and Practice

276 Book Review D. N. J. LOCKWOOD

Notices

Wellesley Bailey Award Announcement

CBR Course Announcement