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Synonyms for leprosy

chronic granulomatous communicable disease occurring in tropical and subtropical regions

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Under the terms of the contract, the company provides multiple full-time and part-time employees at the Summit Hospital in Baton Rouge and the Gillis Long Hansen Disease Treatment Facility in Carville, Louisiana.
Today, leprosy is also known as Hansen disease to avoid stigma.
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.