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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
leprosy +     
borderline leprosy 
indeterminate leprosy 
lepromatous leprosy  
Multibacillary Leprosy +   
Paucibacillary Leprosy +   
tuberculoid leprosy  
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.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Macular Leprosies ;   Macular Leprosy ;   Neural Leprosies ;   Neural Leprosy ;   Smooth leprosy ;   Tuberculoid Leprosies ;   type T leprosy
Primary IDs: MESH:D015441 ;   RDO:0006874
Definition Sources: MESH:D015441, http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1104977-clinical#a0217, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuberculoid_leprosy

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