A 33-year-old male asked:
What is the definition or description of: leprosy?
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Leprosy: Leprosy (Hansen's disease) is an often chronic infection caused by Mycobacterium leprae or Mycobacterium lepromatosis. It can attack the nervous system and lead to significant disfigurement.
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Last updated May 12, 2017
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