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Plate 29-Elephantiasis graecorum or true leprosy

Plate 29-Elephantiasis graecorum or true leprosy

Title

Plate 29-Elephantiasis graecorum or true leprosy

Subject

Description

Modern Term: Lepromatous leprosy

Disseminated nodules and plaques that teem with M. leprae bacilli. Lepromatous leprosy represents the anergic pole of the disease.

Source

Atlas of portraits of diseases of the skin

Publisher

New Sydenham Society

Date

1860-1884

Rights

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Format

Still image

Identifier

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/1859699

Citation

“Plate 29-Elephantiasis graecorum or true leprosy,” Online Exhibits@Yale, accessed August 20, 2019, http://exhibits.library.yale.edu/document/9322.

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