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Term:
Multibacillary Leprosy (DOID:9005723)
Annotations: Rat: (8) Mouse: (8) Human: (8) Chinchilla: (7) Bonobo: (6) Dog: (8) Squirrel: (6) Pig: (6)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
leprosy +     
borderline leprosy 
indeterminate leprosy 
lepromatous leprosy  
Multibacillary Leprosy +   
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.
Paucibacillary Leprosy +   
tuberculoid leprosy  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Borderline Lepromatous ;   Midborderline Lepromatous ;   Multibacillary Leprosies
Primary IDs: MESH:D056006
Alternate IDs: RDO:0006873
Definition Sources: MESH:D056006

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