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Leprosy, Multibacillary MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Leprosy, Multibacillary
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.410.040.552.475.371.775
Unique ID
D056006
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056006
Annotation
coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent
Scope Note
A form of LEPROSY classified by the World Health Organization for the purpose of treatment, based on clinical manifestations and skin smear results. Patients with multibacillary leprosy have six or more lesions with or without positive skin smear results for the causative agent MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE. Multibacillary leprosy encompasses borderline lepromatous, midborderline, and lepromatous leprosy.
Entry Term(s)
Borderline Lepromatous
Midborderline Lepromatous
Multibacillary Leprosy
Previous Indexing
Leprosy (1983-2009)
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Leprosy, Multibacillary Preferred
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