International Leprosy Association -
History of Leprosy

  • International Leprosy Association -
    History of Leprosy


    Dr Demetrius A Zambaco-Pacha

    Status Physician
    Country Turkey


    Demetrius Zambaco-Pacha, MD (1860-1913) was a prominent Turkish leprologist and dermatologist of his time. He made contributions to the role of heredity in leprosy and possible relations between syringomyelia and leprosy. He was a member of the National Academy of Medicine in Paris, the Academy of Sciences of France and senior chief of the Medical Clinic of the Faculty of Medicine of Paris. He wrote several books on leprosy and published many articles about the disease.

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


    Voyages chez les lépreux. Paris, 1891.

    La Lèpre à Travers les Siècles et les Contrées. Paris: Masson, 1914.

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