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Leprosy

"Leprosy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A chronic granulomatous infection caused by MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE. The granulomatous lesions are manifested in the skin, the mucous membranes, and the peripheral nerves. Two polar or principal types are lepromatous and tuberculoid.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Leprosy" by people in UAMS Profiles by year, and whether "Leprosy" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 3 publications over 2 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2016
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