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Types of Leprosy

Leprosy: Types list

The list of types of Leprosy mentioned in various sources includes:

  • Paucibacillary Hansen's disease
  • Multibacillary Hansen's disease

Types discussion:

Patients are classified as having paucibacillary or multibacillary Hansen's disease. Paucibacillary Hansen's disease is milder and characterized by one or more hypopigmented skin macules. Multibacillary Hansen's disease is associated with symmetric skin lesions, nodules, plaques, thickened dermis, and frequent involvement of the nasal mucosa resulting in nasal congestion and epistaxis. (Source: excerpt from Hansen's Disease (Leprosy): DBMD)

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