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Tuberculoid leprosy

Introduction: Tuberculoid leprosy

Description of Tuberculoid leprosy

Tuberculoid leprosy: leprosy characterized by tumors in the skin and cutaneous nerves.
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Tuberculoid leprosy: A principal or polar form of LEPROSY in which the skin lesions are few and are sharply demarcated. Peripheral nerve involvement is pronounced and may be severe. Unlike lepromatous leprosy (LEPROSY, LEPROMATOUS), the lepromin test is positive. Tuberculoid leprosy is rarely a source of infection to others.
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Hierarchical classifications of Tuberculoid leprosy

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