leprosy

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oil from chaulmoogra trees; used in treatment of skin diseases and leprosy chaulmoogra oil
East Indian tree with oily seeds yield chaulmoogra oil used to treat leprosy chaulmoogra , chaulmoogra tree , chaulmugra , Hydnocarpus kurzii , Taraktagenos kurzii , Taraktogenos kurzii
antibacterial drug used to treat leprosy and some kinds of skin diseases dapsone
inflammatory complication of leprosy that results in painful skin lesions on the arms and legs and face ENL , erythema nodosum leprosum
person afflicted with leprosy lazar , leper
hospital for persons with infectious diseases (especially leprosy) lazaret , lazarette , lazaretto , lazar house , pesthouse
very serious form of leprosy characterized by lesions that spread over much of the body and affecting many systems of the body lepromatous leprosy
cause of leprosy leprosy bacillus , Mycobacterium leprae
inflammation of many or all of the peripheral nerves (as in leprosy) multiple neuritis , polyneuritis
leprosy characterized by tumors in the skin and cutaneous nerves tuberculoid leprosy
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