LEPRA


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LEPRA

(ˈlɛprə)
n acronym for
(Medicine) Leprosy Relief Association
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The appearance of tissue-damaging immunological complications: lepra reactions.
La Lepra es una enfermedad que se cura con un tratamiento especifico, en 1982 la Organizacion Mundial de la Salud recomendo un tratamiento mediante el uso de farmacos de accion multiple para tratar la lepra, lo que redujo los casos en un 97% a nivel mundial.
Many, including the present authors, have observed the appearance of giant cells in lepra reactions.
Tal medida contribui para a edificacao de uma nova imagem da doenca, uma vez que a denotacao da lepra remete a uma doenca incuravel, desfigurante e que acometia os impuros, culminando na segregacao dos individuos doentes por afasta-los do convivio social e de suas familias (4).
Para a compreensao desse quadro historico, e oportuna a leitura de artigos e outros trabalhos como o de Zamparoni (2017), Lepra: doenca, isolamento e segregacao no contexto colonial em Mocambique e o de Ramos (2017), Hanseniase e estigma no seculo XXI: narrativas de moradores de um territorio endemico.
El pecado de Mara embarazada, el vacio que arrastra a los tres personajes y la enfermedad, la lepra que tambien se asoma en el cuerpo de Judas, generan el ambiente de tristeza:
In her statement to PEOPLE, Lepra said, "Our position is that that the Court- and not Kesha's lawyers - should decide whether Kesha's medical information remains confidential given her public disclosures.
Lepra reactions are immunologically mediated inflammatory reactions that may hardly lead to the diagnosis and antimicrobial treatment of leprosy.
Eileen Evans, regional manager for Lepra said: "King Henry VIII School has done a fantastic job in raising a significant amount of money that will go towards changing the lives of those affected by neglected diseases.
Pupils at Slaithwaite C of E School at Holme Lane raised PS504.63 for the Leprosy Relief Association (LEPRA) with a sponsored work-out in July.