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Disease Leprosy, Paucibacillary

Name Leprosy, Paucibacillary
Synonyms Borderline Tuberculoid | Borderline Tuberculoids | Indeterminate Tuberculoid | Indeterminate Tuberculoids | Leprosies, Paucibacillary | Paucibacillary Leprosies | Paucibacillary Leprosy | Tuberculoid, Borderline | Tuberculoid, Indeterminate | Tuberculoids, Borderline | Tuberculoids, Indeterminate
Definition A form of LEPROSY classified by the World Health Organization for the purpose of treatment, based on clinical manifestations and skin smear results. Patients with paucibacillary leprosy have fewer than six skin lesions with no causative agent MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE on any slit-skin smear testing. Paucibacillary leprosy encompasses indeterminate, borderline tuberculoid, and tuberculoid leprosy.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis
MeSH® ID D056005

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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

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Leprosy, Paucibacillary Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Leprosy, Borderline Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Leprosy, Tuberculoid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes