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Leprosy

  • Caused by a bacteria called mycobacterium lefrae.
  • It is the bacterial disease, that affects skin and peripheral nerves and the upper airway.
  • It will be presented as hypopigmented patches, thickened nerves and deformities.

Prevention:

  • Early detection of cases with white and shining patches without any sense.
  • Prompt treatment with multidrug.
  • Health education.
  • Environmental sanitation.
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