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Few nonneoplastic diseases carry the devastating psychological impact that is associated with leprosy. The authors of this book have attempted to present a concise update of the clinical picture, taxonomy, pathophysiology, and management of leprosy in order to dispel many popularly held misconceptions about the disease. In their introductory paragraphs they spell out their goal of reaching the "non-leprologist." The logical market for this publication would seem to be internists or house officers who are seeking information that is not included in standard textbooks of dermatology or medicine.
Both authors have had extensive personal experience with leprosy and have drawn
Leprosy. Diagnosis and Management.. Ann Intern Med. 1974;80:682. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-80-5-682_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;80(5):682.
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