[Leprosy and heredity. Reflections of a district physician in 1884].

  • Hogne Sandvik
  • Published 1992 in
    Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening…

Abstract

During the 19th century leprosy was a serious health problem in Norway, especially in some western, rural districts. In 1856 it was decided that all leprous patients should be examined by the local doctor (District Health Officer), and registered in a national leprosy register. The patients' family relationships received special attention. Some patients… (More)

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@article{Sandvik1992LeprosyAH, title={[Leprosy and heredity. Reflections of a district physician in 1884].}, author={Hogne Sandvik}, journal={Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke}, year={1992}, volume={112 30}, pages={3799-801} }