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Descriptor English:   Leprosy 
Descriptor Spanish:   Lepra 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hanseníase 
Synonyms English:   Disease, Hansen
Disease, Hansen's
Hansen Disease
Hansen's Disease
Hansens Disease
Tree Number:   C01.252.410.040.552.386
Definition English:   A chronic granulomatous infection caused by MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE. The granulomatous lesions are manifested in the skin, the mucous membranes, and the peripheral nerves. Two polar or principal types are lepromatous and tuberculoid. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent; rat leprosy = MYCOBACTERIUM INFECTIONS (IM) + MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAEMURIUM (IM); ENL (erythema nodosum leprosum) = LEPROSY, LEPROMATOUS (IM) + ERYTHEMA NODOSUM (IM)
See Related English:   Leprostatic Agents
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   8096 
Unique Identifier:   D007918 

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