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Rotting cheeks and eyeball parasites: 10 of the most terrifying diseases

A man with Leprosy (Picture: Alamy)

Leprosy - pictures, symptoms, treatment, Contagious

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from Mail Online

The 10 scariest diseases revealed

Contagious: Leprosy is a fast-spreading infection that causes scaly skin, loss of eyesight, and a loss of feeling in the part of the body that are affected

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from the Guardian

From weeping warts to leprosy: the gruesome art of medical illustration

Before photography, doctors treating everything from leprosy to syphilis turned to an astonishing array of illustrations for guidance. Will Self finds a grotesque beauty in a new collection chronicling people and their poxes

Inside Canterbury Cathedral: King Henry IV (1367-1399-1413 (a mature looking 46 on his death, possibly via leprosy)), nephew of the Black Prince, and his Queen, Joan of Navarre. Henry came to the throne via a coup which removed and eventually murdered Richard II (son of the Black Prince) in Henry's favour.

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Phillip Medhurst Bible 545. Cleansing leprosy. Leviticus cap 15 vv 2-12. Heuman on Flickr.Phillip Medhurst Bible 545. Cleansing leprosy. Leviticus cap 15 vv 2-12. Heuman

Phillip Medhurst Bible 546. Cleansing leprosy. Leviticus cap 15 vv 19-28. Harder on Flickr.Phillip Medhurst Bible 546. Cleansing leprosy. Leviticus cap 15 vv 19-28. Harder

This is how the Rich Kids of Snapchat spend their days, and money,

This is how the Rich Kids of Snapchat spend their days, and money,

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from The Independent

Indonesia: Facing the stigma of leprosy

Suratni (48) a former leper feeds his cows at Babat Jerawat Leprosy Shelter in Surabaya

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