NLM Logo

Leprosy, Lepromatous MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Leprosy, Lepromatous
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.410.040.552.475.371.775.500
Unique ID
D015440
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015440
Annotation
coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent; erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL): index under LEPROSY, LEPROMATOUS (IM) + ERYTHEMA NODOSUM (IM)
Scope Note
A chronic communicable infection which is a principal or polar form of LEPROSY. This disorder is caused by MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE and produces diffuse granulomatous skin lesions in the form of nodules, macules, or papules. The peripheral nerves are involved symmetrically and neural sequelae occur in the advanced stage.
Entry Term(s)
Leprosy, Cutaneous
Leprosy, Nodular
Previous Indexing
Leprosy (1966-1988)
Public MeSH Note
89; CUTANEOUS LEPROSY & NODULAR LEPROSY were see LEPROSY, LEPROMATOUS 1989-91
Online Note
use LEPROSY, LEPROMATOUS to search CUTANEOUS LEPROSY & NODULAR LEPROSY 1989-91
History Note
89; CUTANEOUS LEPROSY & NODULAR LEPROSY were see LEPROSY, LEPROMATOUS 1989-91
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/06/08
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Leprosy, Lepromatous Preferred
Leprosy, Cutaneous Narrower
page delivered in 0.141s