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Disease Leprosy, Tuberculoid

Name Leprosy, Tuberculoid
Synonyms Leprosies, Macular | Leprosies, Neural | Leprosies, Tuberculoid | Leprosy, Macular | Leprosy, Neural | Macular Leprosies | Macular Leprosy | Neural Leprosies | Neural Leprosy | Tuberculoid Leprosies | Tuberculoid Leprosy
Definition 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.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis
MeSH® ID D015441
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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, Paucibacillary Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Leprosy, Tuberculoid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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