lepromatous leprosy

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Noun1.lepromatous leprosy - a very serious form of leprosy characterized by lesions that spread over much of the body and affecting many systems of the body
Hansen's disease, leprosy - chronic granulomatous communicable disease occurring in tropical and subtropical regions; characterized by inflamed nodules beneath the skin and wasting of body parts; caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium leprae
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Tuberculoid leprosy is treated with 6 months of dapsone and rifampin, whereas in cases of lepromatous leprosy, clofazimine in addition to both dapsone and rifampin is used for 12 months (14).
In February 1982, he moved to Amsterdam and sought routine follow-up care for leprosy at the University of Amsterdam Department of Dermatology, and quiescent borderline lepromatous leprosy was diagnosed.
The NOD2 pathway was inhibited and could not be activated in lepromatous leprosy, which is more serious and causes widespread infection throughout the body.
leprae strains (One reference strain and another obtained from clinical samples) by comparative genomic hybridization according to the protocol already standardized in our laboratory Cy 5 labelled DNA of standard strain Thai-53 and Cy3 labelled DNA of a lepromatous leprosy patient was used in the microarray experiments for identification of loci showing variability.