tuberculoid leprosymedical dictionary

A benign, stable, and resistant form of the disease in which the lepromin reaction is strongly positive and in which the lesions are erythematous, insensitive, infiltrated plaques with clear-cut edges.

Synonyms: nodular leprosy, smooth leprosy.

(05 Mar 2000)

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