"Leprosy" 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 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.
- Hansen Disease
- Disease, Hansen
- Hansen's Disease
- Disease, Hansen's
- Hansens Disease
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Leprosy" by people in Profiles.
Levée G, Schurr E, Pandey JP. Tumor necrosis factor-alpha, interleukin-1-beta and immunoglobulin (GM and KM) polymorphisms in leprosy. A linkage study. Exp Clin Immunogenet. 1997; 14(2):160-5.