A man with Leprosy (Picture: Alamy)

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Leprosy:This 1867 photograph shows a woman with a form of leprosy known at the time as "elephantiasis des Grecs." It first appeared in a French medical text published in 1868, "Clinique photographique de l'hospital Saint-Louis." Three years later, in 1871, this dreaded disease - which affects the eyes and causes enlargement of various parts of the body - was found to be caused by a bacterium.

This 1867 photograph shows a woman with a form of leprosy known at the time as "elephantiasis des Grecs." It first appeared in a French medical text published in "Clinique photographique de l'hospital Saint-Louis.

Jesus Heals Leprosy Picture Clue Read and Trace worksheets

Free printable vocabulary worksheets from the Bible story about Jesus curing the leper.

Naaman healed of leprosy craft 2 Kings 5. Free printable, picture slides through slits so children can dunk Naaman into the water and have him come up clean.

Naaman healed of leprosy craft 2 Kings Free printable, picture slides through slits so children can dunk Naaman into the water and have him come up clean.

Spleen in Lepromatous leprosy (A. 36/38)

Spleen in Lepromatous leprosy (A.

Bible Class Creations: Leper is Healed ~ use transparency film over picture to add and remove leprosy

Bible Class Creations: Leper is Healed ~ use transparency film over picture to add and remove leprosy. What a neat idea!

... is confirmed by culture. The histologic features somewhat resemble those of Lepromatous leprosy.

is confirmed by culture. The histologic features somewhat resemble those of Lepromatous leprosy.

Life, laughter and loss in a Nepal leprosy colony – in pictures

Life, laughter and loss in a Nepal leprosy colony – in pictures

Activists mark World Leprosy Day to raise awareness of leprosy as a disease. Freelance photographer Tom Bradley has been documenting its effects in Khokana, Nepal

Life, laughter and loss in a Nepal leprosy colony – in pictures

Life, laughter and loss in a Nepal leprosy colony – in pictures

Activists mark World Leprosy Day to raise awareness of leprosy as a disease. Freelance photographer Tom Bradley has been documenting its effects in Khokana, Nepal

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Another fantastic animal print. I like the plunging neckline and side cut-outs, but I do still prefer the one Jennifer Lopez was sporting.

Life, laughter and loss in a Nepal leprosy colony – in pictures

Life, laughter and loss in a Nepal leprosy colony – in pictures

Activists mark World Leprosy Day to raise awareness of leprosy as a disease. Freelance photographer Tom Bradley has been documenting its effects in Khokana, Nepal

'The disease enslaved me': living with leprosy in Ghana – in pictures

'The disease enslaved me': living with leprosy in Ghana – in pictures

More than 50 people are diagnosed with leprosy each day in many of the world’s poorest countries. Photographer Matilda Temperley has worked on a project examining leprosy in Ghana

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Scientific Detective Work Solves Sudden Drop In Medieval Leprosy

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