[Leprosy in Africa. Current status and epidemiological significance].

@article{Stingl1992LeprosyIA,
  title={[Leprosy in Africa. Current status and epidemiological significance].},
  author={Peter Stingl},
  journal={Fortschritte der Medizin},
  year={1992},
  volume={110 10},
  pages={170-3}
}
The introduction briefly describes the pathogenesis, classification, diagnosis and modern treatment possibilities. In Africa leprosy is considered endemic. The World Health Organization estimates the total number of cases at 3.5 million. Over the last 20 years, however, the recorded number of cases has decreased dramatically. Increasing mobility on the part… CONTINUE READING