Manifestations of leprosy from beginning to end stages are shown in this silent film. Images are interspersed with title slides in German, informing the viewer that he/she is seeing cases of nerve damage, skin damage, loss of extremities, and other effects of the disease. People are shown receiving injections, washing, and exercising as part of their treatment.
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Black and white
Received: April, 23, 1992 as a transfer from Michael Rhode, Archivist, Armed Forces Medical Museum, Washington, DC.