73 Possible Causes for Leprosy in USA

  • Leprosy

    Leprosy may also be divided into: Early and indeterminate leprosy Tuberculoid leprosy Borderline tuberculoid leprosy Borderline leprosy Borderline lepromatous leprosy Lepromatous … leprosy. … World Leprosy Day was started in 1954 to draw awareness to those affected by leprosy.[1] [2]

  • Lepromatous Leprosy

    Tuberculoid leprosy … Lepromatous leprosy is a skin condition consisting of pale . … This debilitating form of leprosy begins to spread causing the eyebrows to disappear and spongy tumor like swellings appear on the face and body.[3]

  • Borderline Leprosy

    Leprosy Skin lesion … Borderline leprosy is a cutaneous skin condition with numerous skin lesions that are red irregularly shaped plaques.[4]

  • Sulfoxone

    Sulfoxone is an anti-leprosy drug.[5]

  • Dactylitis

    It may also manifest in extra-pulmonary tuberculosis, congenital syphilis, gonococcal arthritis, leprosy, gout and sarcoidosis. … arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis, and in sickle-cell disease as result of a vasoocclusive crisis with bone infarcts, and in infectious conditions including tuberculosis and leprosy[6] [7]

  • Dapsone

    Its use for leprosy began in 1945. … Dapsone is commonly used in combination with rifampicin and clofazimine for the treatment of leprosy. … While it is not entirely clear the safety of use during pregnancy some physicians recommend that it be continued in those with leprosy.[8]

  • Acquired Ichthyosis

    It can occur in people suffering from leprosy, AIDS, tuberculosis, and typhoid fever.[9]

  • Perforated Nasal Septum

    In some parts of the world, leprosy is still prevalent and is an acknowledged etiology of PNS.[10]

  • Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome

    It is sometimes associated with other conditions, such as sarcoidosis, tuberculosis, leprosy, histoplasmosis, foreign body reactions, granulomatosis with polyangiitis, mixed … [11]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Leprosy is another systemic disease that damages nerves. … Such diseases and conditions include vitamin deficiencies, excessive alcoholism, uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism, amyloidosis, leprosy, porphyrias, exposure … Common causes include systemic diseases (such as diabetes or leprosy), vitamin deficiency, medication (e.g., chemotherapy, or commonly prescribed antibiotics including Metronidazole … [12] [13]


Leprosy (Hansen's disease) is an infection caused by the acid-fast, rod-shaped bacillus Mycobacterium leprae. Untreated, leprosy causes progressive and permanent damage to the skin, eyes, nerves and limbs.

Further symptoms


  1. Leprosy, Symptoma
  2. Leprosy, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Lepromatous leprosy, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  4. Borderline leprosy, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  5. Sulfoxone, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  6. Dactylitis, Symptoma
  7. Dactylitis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  8. Dapsone, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  9. Ichthyosis acquisita, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  10. Perforated Nasal Septum, Symptoma
  11. Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome, Symptoma
  12. Peripheral Neuropathy, Symptoma
  13. Peripheral neuropathy, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0