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Lepromatous leprosy

Introduction: Lepromatous leprosy

Description of Lepromatous leprosy

Lepromatous leprosy: a very serious form of leprosy characterized by lesions that spread over much of the body and affecting many systems of the body.
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Lepromatous leprosy: 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.
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Lepromatous leprosy: Related Topics

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Broader terms for Lepromatous leprosy

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Hierarchical classifications of Lepromatous leprosy

The following list attempts to classify Lepromatous leprosy into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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