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A detailed study of leprosy as described in ancient, classical, mediaeval, and Renaissance literature, as well as in post-Renaissance Scandinavian literature; comparison of bone lesions in mediaeval Danish patients with present-day lesions.
Dr. Andersen's translations and comments on the historic literature will be valuable to medical historians and to dermatologists, clinical microbiologists, radiologists, and medical anthologists concerned with paleopathology and historic descriptions of disease.
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Studies in the Mediaeval Diagnosis of Leprosy in Denmark: An Osteoarchaeological, Historical, and Clinical Study.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;72:773. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-72-5-773_6
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;72(5):773.
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