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Results 1 - 4 of 4 for "leprosy," lepromatous
  1. Leprosy (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    ... skin. There are 2 types of leprosy: tuberculoid leprosy and lepromatous leprosy. Tuberculoid leprosy is the less severe and less contagious form of the disease. Lepromatous leprosy is more severe and generalized. It is also ...
  2. ... the antigen. Patients with a particular type of leprosy called lepromatous leprosy will also have no skin reaction to ... of leprosy, such as tuberculoid and borderline tuberculoid leprosy. Patients with lepromatous leprosy will not have a positive skin reaction.
  3. Leprosy (Hansen's Disease) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)  
    ... T-cell immunity towards M. leprae typically exhibit lepromatous (LL) leprosy or multi-bacillary leprosy, which is associated with ... borderline tuberculoid (BT), borderline-borderline (BB) and borderline lepromatous (BL) forms. LL leprosy is also characterized by large numbers of organisms ...
  4. ... more likely than adults to get the disease. Leprosy has two common forms: tuberculoid and lepromatous. Both forms produce sores on the skin. However, ...