volume 74, issue 3, P211-219 2005
DOI: 10.5025/hansen.74.211
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Abstract: A survey of present conditions of the residents regarding aging, aftereffects and subsequent complication was conducted and its data were analyzed in the National Leprosarium Osima Seisho-en; located on an isolated island of the Seto Inland Sea. The results showed that they have become older with a various type of disease and most of them suffered from aftereffects caused leprosy, although after therapy. This survey also suggests that future problems in the management of our leprosarium will no doubt be to cop…

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