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Term:lepromatous leprosy
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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.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Cutaneous Leprosy;   Lepromatous Leprosies;   Nodular Leprosies;   cutaneous leprosies;   nodular leprosy;   type L leprosy
 primary_id: MESH:D015440
 alt_id: RDO:0006872
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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G C3 complement C3 JBrowse link 9 9,721,137 9,747,084 RGD:7411735
G Cfb complement factor B JBrowse link 20 4,536,206 4,542,073 RGD:7411735
G Mbl2 mannose binding lectin 2 JBrowse link 1 248,435,069 248,442,669 RGD:8694069
G Vdr vitamin D receptor JBrowse link 7 139,344,452 139,394,138 RGD:1331525

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  disease 15620
    sensory system disease 4681
      eye and adnexa disease 2253
        eye disease 2253
          leprosy 20
            lepromatous leprosy 4
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  disease 15620
    disease by infectious agent 820
      Bacterial Infections and Mycoses 570
        bacterial infectious disease 488
          Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections 153
            Actinomycetales Infections 107
              Mycobacterium Infections 106
                leprosy 20
                  Multibacillary Leprosy 8
                    lepromatous leprosy 4
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