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Symptoms of Leprosy

Symptoms of Leprosy

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Leprosy includes the 42 symptoms listed below:

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Leprosy: Symptom Assessment Questionnaires

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Leprosy: Complications

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Leprosy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Leprosy?

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Article Excerpts About Symptoms of Leprosy:

This chronic infectious disease usually affects the skin and peripheral nerves but has a wide range of possible clinical manifestations. 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)

Leprosy as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Leprosy, it is also important to consider Leprosy as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Leprosy may cause:

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Leprosy: Onset and Incubation

Incubation period for Leprosy: many years, from 1 to 40 years.

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Leprosy. This signs and symptoms information for Leprosy has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Leprosy signs or Leprosy symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Leprosy may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Leprosy symptoms.


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