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leprosy +     
borderline leprosy 
indeterminate leprosy 
lepromatous leprosy  
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.
Multibacillary Leprosy +   
Paucibacillary Leprosy +   
tuberculoid leprosy  

Exact Synonyms: Cutaneous Leprosy ;   Lepromatous Leprosies ;   Nodular Leprosies ;   cutaneous leprosies ;   nodular leprosy ;   type L leprosy
Primary IDs: MESH:D015440
Alternate IDs: RDO:0006872
Definition Sources: MESH:D015440,

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