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The importance of polichemotherapy in multibacilar leprosy (LL and LD) in patients without any previous therapy as in those diagnosticated and under monotherapy most of all in the resistance patients is presented. Sulphones, clofazimine and rifampicine are selected as first rate drugs and protionamide-etionamide as second rate drugs. The therapy plans with(More)
In recognition of the centenary of the Fontilles Sanitorium, we present some details of its history. The article discusses the foundation of the sanitorium by some of the numerous lepers with no health coverage in the region of Valencia, and Alicante in particular. After a difficult period between 1909 and 1932, the sanitorium was seized by the Republican(More)
The classification used for leprosy so far distinguishes between two polar forms (pauci-bacillary and multi-bacillary), with different influences on the immune cells. The identification of specific antigens of the germ surface with monoclonal antibodies allows finer differentiation in classification, which now extends to transitional forms of clinical(More)