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Disease Leprosy, Multibacillary

Name Leprosy, Multibacillary
Synonyms Borderline Lepromatous | Lepromatous, Borderline | Lepromatous, Midborderline | Leprosies, Multibacillary | Midborderline Lepromatous | Multibacillary Leprosies | Multibacillary Leprosy
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 multibacillary leprosy have six or more lesions with or without positive skin smear results for the causative agent MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE. Multibacillary leprosy encompasses borderline lepromatous, midborderline, and lepromatous leprosy.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis
MeSH® ID D056006

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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

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Leprosy, Multibacillary Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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