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Changes in the anterior nasal spine and the alveolar process of the macillae in leprosy a clinical examination.

@article{MllerChristensen1974ChangesIT,
  title={Changes in the anterior nasal spine and the alveolar process of the macillae in leprosy a clinical examination.},
  author={V. M{\"o}ller-Christensen},
  journal={International journal of leprosy and other mycobacterial diseases : official organ of the International Leprosy Association},
  year={1974},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={
          431-5
        }
}
  • V. Möller-Christensen
  • Published 1974
  • Medicine
  • International journal of leprosy and other mycobacterial diseases : official organ of the International Leprosy Association
  • A brief review is presented of the Danish medieval skeletons with leprosy changes, particularly in the skulls, where the pathologic specific changes found are termed facies leprosa. The clinical aspect of facies leprosa is termed Bergen Syndrome I (nasal leprosy) and Bergen Syndrome II (the leprogenic changes of the alveolar process of the maxilla superior with loosening and/or loss of the frontal incisors). An account is given of the interim result of a clinical examination of 333 inpatients… CONTINUE READING
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