"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.
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.
- Hansen Disease
- Disease, Hansen
- Hansen's Disease
- Disease, Hansen's
- Hansens Disease
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Leprosy" by people in Profiles.
Leprosy in a Midwestern Dermatology Clinic: Report of 9 Patients. Mayo Clin Proc. 2019 03; 94(3):417-423.
Deciphering the genetic control of gene expression following Mycobacterium leprae antigen stimulation. PLoS Genet. 2017 Aug; 13(8):e1006952.
HLA Alleles are Genetic Markers for Susceptibility and Resistance towards Leprosy in a Mexican Mestizo Population. Ann Hum Genet. 2017 Jan; 81(1):35-40.
Gene set signature of reversal reaction type I in leprosy patients. PLoS Genet. 2013; 9(7):e1003624.
Nasal reconstruction of the leprosy nose using costal cartilage. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2009 Jun; 42(3):547-55.
Development and validation of a severity scale for leprosy type 1 reactions. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2008; 2(12):e351.
DC-SIGN interacts with Mycobacterium leprae but sequence variation in this lectin is not associated with leprosy in the Pakistani population. Hum Immunol. 2006 Jan-Feb; 67(1-2):102-7.
A test of nonrandom segregation. Genet Epidemiol. 1984; 1(4):329-40.