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Leper Colonies

Known as: Colonies, Leper, Colony, Leper, Leper Colony 
Residential treatment centers for individuals with leprosy.
National Institutes of Health

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2018
2018
Father Damien de Veuster, or Saint Damien of Molokai (1840-1889), was one of the pioneers of the holistic approach to care… Expand
2013
2013
Rainwater from roof catchments can be a valuable source of water and can be quite safe to drink when stored in a properly… Expand
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2011
Review
2011
We present a case of a patient treated with etanercept (TNF-a antagonist) for psoriatic arthritis, who then developed clinical… Expand
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2004
2004
The worsening of the leprosy problem in Spain during the final decades of the nineteenth century and the initial decades of the… Expand
1981
1981
Case presentations Patient 1. An obese, 45-year-old woman was admitted to Charing Cross Hospital because of persistent edema of… Expand
1974
1974
The stigma of leprosy with its connotations of uncleanliness, repulsive deformity, and moral impurity has led to isolation of… Expand
1961
1961
Hansen's disease is considered to be one of the well-known infections which upset serological tests for syphilis in patients in… Expand
1960
1960
The author is the medical superintendent of the leper colony of San Pablo at Loreto, Peru. He reports his studies on the… Expand
1957
1957
1. Fifty-six cases of tibialis posterior transplant for drop foot are reported. 2. The results are known to be satisfactory in… Expand
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1940
1940
The literature of ocular leprosy in the United States during the past few decades has for the most part consisted of scattered… Expand