leprosy

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Related to Hansen disease: Crohn's disease, tuberculosis, Lepers
  • noun

Synonyms for leprosy

chronic granulomatous communicable disease occurring in tropical and subtropical regions

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Key Words: Hansen disease, immigrant, leprosy, military
To the Editor: Hansen disease, or leprosy, in pregnancy is a rarely reported event in the United States.
In the article Hansen Disease among Micronesian and Marshallese Persons Living in the United States (P.
At 11 cases per 10,000 population and 8 per 10,000, respectively, in 2007, the small Pacific Island nations of the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia have the highest prevalence of Hansen disease (HD), i.
Control samples were collected from 24 healthy persons from non-disease-endemic areas in India; 15 healthy persons from disease-endemic areas in India; 20 healthy persons from disease-endemic areas in Brazil; and 21 persons with Hansen disease, 7 with filariasis, 4 with tuberculosis, 1 with lymphoma, 1 with leukemia, 2 with virus-induced fever, and 5 with malaria.