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Synonyms for leprosy

chronic granulomatous communicable disease occurring in tropical and subtropical regions

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Charles Louis Drognat Landre and Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen: Contribution from a Dutch Colony to the discovery of the Leprosy Bacterium.
(1) The most important person is the Norwegian scientist Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen who, in 1873 identified the causal microorganism of leprosy (Hansen's disease), Mycobacterium leprae.
Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen. Naturen, 1912; 36: 65-68.