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Leprosy, Lepromatous

Introduction: Leprosy, Lepromatous

Description of Leprosy, Lepromatous

Leprosy, Lepromatous: A chronic communicable infection which is a principal or polar form of LEPROSY. This disorder is caused by MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE and produces diffuse granulomatous skin lesions in the form of nodules, macules, or papules. The peripheral nerves are involved symmetrically and neural sequelae occur in the advanced stage.
Source: MeSH 2007

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  • Leprosy, Cutaneous
  • Leprosy, Nodular

Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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