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Leprosy, Tuberculoid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Leprosy, Tuberculoid
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.410.040.552.475.371.850.500
Unique ID
D015441
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015441
Annotation
coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent
Scope Note
A principal or polar form of LEPROSY in which the skin lesions are few and are sharply demarcated. Peripheral nerve involvement is pronounced and may be severe. Unlike lepromatous leprosy (LEPROSY, LEPROMATOUS), the lepromin test is positive. Tuberculoid leprosy is rarely a source of infection to others.
Entry Term(s)
Leprosy, Macular
Leprosy, Neural
Tuberculoid Leprosy
Previous Indexing
Leprosy (1966-1988)
Public MeSH Note
89
History Note
89
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/06/08
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Leprosy, Tuberculoid Preferred
Leprosy, Neural Narrower
Leprosy, Macular Narrower
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