International Leprosy Association -
History of Leprosy

International Leprosy Association -
History of Leprosy

Database

Dr Guillermo Antonio Basombrio

Status Physician
Country Peru

Notes

Guillermo Antonio Basombrio, MD (1898-1960), a Peruvian doctor, was director of the Centro de Leprologia de la Universidad de Buenos Aires from 1948 to 1960, and chief of the Dermatological Section of the Argerich Hospital in Buenos Aires. From 1955 to 1958 he was the national director of the Leprosy Control Program Ministerio de Salud Publica. He authored Diagnostico, Formas Clinicas y Tratamiento de la Lepra (1943), was contributing editor for the International Journal of Leprosy, and was one of the founders of the Sociedad Argentina de Leprologia.

International Journal of Leprosy, Centennial Festskrift edition, Vol 41, No 2. 1973.

Publications

Diagnostico, Formas Clinicas y Tratamiento de la Lepra (1943)

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