Hearing Impairment of Former Leprosy Patients
Leprosy is a curable disease now, since gulcosulfone sodium (PROMIN) appeared in 1943. Less than ten patients were newly diagnosed in the last several years in Japan , but the former patients, who are suffering from many sequelae, are nearly 500 in Nagashima Aiseien, national leprosy sanatorium in Okayama, Japan.
KeywordsNasal Cavity Tympanic Membrane Eustachian Tube Chronic Otitis Medium Leprosy Patient
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