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Descriptor English: Leper Colonies
Descriptor Spanish: Colonias de Leprosos
Descriptor Portuguese: Hospitais de Dermatologia Sanitária de Patologia Tropical
Descriptor French: Léproseries
Entry term(s): Colonies, Leper
Colony, Leper
Leper Colony
Tree number(s): N02.278.524
VS3.002.001.015
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007914
Scope note: Residential treatment centers for individuals with leprosy.
Annotation: specify geog
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS ID: 8092
Unique ID: D007914
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Leper Colonies - Preferred
Concept UI M0012357
Scope note Residential treatment centers for individuals with leprosy.
Preferred term Leper Colonies
Entry term(s) Colonies, Leper
Colony, Leper
Leper Colony



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