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Leprosy, Lepromatous

"Leprosy, Lepromatous" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Leprosy, Lepromatous" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Leprosy, Lepromatous" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 18 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2003 and 2013
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