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What are the symptoms of hansen disease?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Leprosy

There are multiple forms of hansen disease, major ones being lepromatous, characterized by disfiguring skin lesions affecting face, hands and feet with loss of tissue.
Tuberculoid leprosy caused painful neuropathy, later loss of sensation and loss of fingers, toes, nasal septum etc. Check this site: http://www.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/leprosy-symptoms-treatments-history.

In brief: Leprosy

There are multiple forms of hansen disease, major ones being lepromatous, characterized by disfiguring skin lesions affecting face, hands and feet with loss of tissue.
Tuberculoid leprosy caused painful neuropathy, later loss of sensation and loss of fingers, toes, nasal septum etc. Check this site: http://www.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/leprosy-symptoms-treatments-history.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Depends on form of

Leprosy sx's depend on the severity of illness. Sx's may include: Thick, dry skin or growths on skin. Numbness of areas of skin that may be hypopigmented. Pain can be severe. Nose may be congested with nosebleeds. Voice can become hoarse. Incisor teeth may fall out.Light sensitivity, glaucoma & blindness. Ulcerations of legs, ankles & feet. Testicles atrophy wi gynecomastia in males & >

In brief: Depends on form of

Leprosy sx's depend on the severity of illness. Sx's may include: Thick, dry skin or growths on skin. Numbness of areas of skin that may be hypopigmented. Pain can be severe. Nose may be congested with nosebleeds. Voice can become hoarse. Incisor teeth may fall out.Light sensitivity, glaucoma & blindness. Ulcerations of legs, ankles & feet. Testicles atrophy wi gynecomastia in males & >
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
& v fertility. Enlarged liver & lymph nodes. Thickening of skin on forehead, nose, earlobes wi disfigurement. Fingers & toes can be injured with subsequent loss of digits.
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