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Disease Leprosy, Lepromatous

Name Leprosy, Lepromatous
Synonyms Cutaneous Leprosies | Cutaneous Leprosy | Lepromatous Leprosies | Lepromatous Leprosy | Leprosies, Cutaneous | Leprosies, Lepromatous | Leprosies, Nodular | Leprosy, Cutaneous | Leprosy, Nodular | Nodular Leprosies | Nodular Leprosy
Definition 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.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis
MeSH® ID D015440
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DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Actinomycetales Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mycobacterium Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Leprosy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Leprosy, Multibacillary Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Leprosy, Lepromatous Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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