No doubt the medical writers drew a distinction between morphaea and lepra, as we have seen in quoting Gilbert and Gordonio.
Sulphur has been used with benefit in Eczema, Impetigo, and lepra.
In lepra, psoriasis, &c.; and in corroding tubercular diseases.
In ichthyosis, lepra, psoriasis, and some other scaly skin diseases.
In itch, lepra, ringworm, &c.; and to destroy insects in the hair of children.
Dr Collier states that a strong lotion of nitric acid is almost a specific in lepra, and several other kindred skin diseases.
In another (Elizabeth Alford) lepra affected the extensor surfaces of the thoracic and pelvic limbs.
The true squamous disorders are lepra vulgaris and Psoriasis vulgaris.
A young shepherd of the north of England “lepra percussus cunctis horrori fuit.”
Injections of Nastin together with Benzoyl Chloride directly act on the lepra bacilli.