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Leprosy, susceptibility to, 1

Leprosy, susceptibility to, 1: Introduction

Leprosy, susceptibility to, 1: A chronic, progressive infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae which causes skin sores and also affects the eyes, mucous membranes and peripheral nerves. The range of manifestations and severity of symptoms is quite variable. Researchers have discovered a number of genetic mutations linked to an increased susceptibility to leprosy. Type 1 is linked to a defect on chromosome 10p13. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Leprosy, susceptibility to, 1 is available below.

Symptoms of Leprosy, susceptibility to, 1

Treatments for Leprosy, susceptibility to, 1

  • MDT - combination therapy using the drugs rifampicin clofazimine and dapsone.
  • MDT is a combination of antibiotics needed to prevent drug resistance and to effectively control the disease
  • Inflammatin that develops can be managed with drugs such as aspirin or prednisone
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Prognosis for Leprosy, susceptibility to, 1

Prognosis for Leprosy, susceptibility to, 1: Patients can have a good prognosis if they comply with the medication therapy. Early detection and treatment helps prevent disfigurement and complications. Patients with leprosy should avoid close physical contact with other people until the receive treatment.

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  1. Leprosy, susceptibility to, 1: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
  8. Prognosis
 

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