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Descriptor English:   Leprosy, Paucibacillary 
Descriptor Spanish:   Lepra Paucibacilar 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hanseníase Paucibacilar 
Synonyms English:   Borderline Tuberculoid
Borderline Tuberculoids
Indeterminate Tuberculoid
Indeterminate Tuberculoids
Leprosies, Paucibacillary
Paucibacillary Leprosies
Paucibacillary Leprosy
Tuberculoid, Borderline
Tuberculoid, Indeterminate
Tuberculoids, Borderline
Tuberculoids, Indeterminate  
Tree Number:   C01.252.410.040.552.386.850
Definition English:   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 paucibacillary leprosy have fewer than six skin lesions with no causative agent MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE on any slit-skin smear testing. Paucibacillary leprosy encompasses indeterminate, borderline tuberculoid, and tuberculoid leprosy. 
Indexing Annotation English:   coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent
History Note English:   2010 
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:   53482 
Unique Identifier:   D056005 

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