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Descriptor English:   Leprosy, Lepromatous 
Descriptor Spanish:   Lepra Lepromatosa 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hanseníase Virchowiana 
Synonyms English:   Cutaneous Leprosies
Cutaneous Leprosy
Lepromatous Leprosies
Lepromatous Leprosy
Leprosies, Cutaneous
Leprosies, Lepromatous
Leprosies, Nodular
Nodular Leprosies
Nodular Leprosy
Leprosy, Cutaneous
Leprosy, Nodular  
Tree Number:   C01.252.410.040.552.386.775.500
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent; erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL): index under LEPROSY, LEPROMATOUS (IM) + ERYTHEMA NODOSUM (IM)
History Note English:   89; CUTANEOUS LEPROSY & NODULAR LEPROSY were see LEPROSY, LEPROMATOUS 1989-91 
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:   23708 
Unique Identifier:   D015440 

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