"Leprosy, Paucibacillary" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Leprosy, Paucibacillary
- Leprosies, Paucibacillary
- Paucibacillary Leprosies
- Paucibacillary Leprosy
- Borderline Tuberculoid
- Borderline Tuberculoids
- Tuberculoid, Borderline
- Tuberculoids, Borderline
- Indeterminate Tuberculoid
- Indeterminate Tuberculoids
- Tuberculoid, Indeterminate
- Tuberculoids, Indeterminate
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