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What is hansen''s Disease?

A: hansen''s Disease is another name for leprosy, a disease which has haunted human civilization for thousands of years. Many people prefer to use the term “hansen''s Disease” to refer to this condition because “leprosy” has...
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How is hansen''s disease related to tuberculosis?

A: Mycobacterium leprae, the bacillus that causes hansen''s disease, belongs to the same bacterial family as M. tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis. As a result of this relationship, the National han

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What disease is hansen''s disease?

A: hansen''s disease, commonly referred to as leprosy, is a chronic infectious disease caused by the mycobacterium leprae bacteria. This disease can cause severe deformity of the feet, hands and face. The bacteria that cause leprosy thrive in cool areas of the body
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What Are The Early Clinical Features Of hansen''s Disease?

A: There might be flat discolorations or pale patches in the skin. While leprosy may not be the reason for such patches, the layman should let his medical adviser examine them. Areas on the skin insensitive to touch or pain should also be investigated. Areas devoid of hair should be regarded with
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Which Recent Discoveries Have Helped In The Treatment Of hansen''s Disease?

A: One of the outstanding discoveries is that the affliction is communicable only to a minor degree. Efforts to infect volunteers have repeatedly failed, and very rarely do workers handling leprosy cases contract the disease. Out of 100 persons who had close contact with an open case of leprosy over a five-year period, only about three became...
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What is Hanson's disease commonly known as?

A: hansen's disease, commonly referred to as leprosy, is a chronic infectious disease caused by the mycobacterium leprae bacteria. This disease can cause severe deformity of the feet, hands and face. The bacteria that cause leprosy thrive in cool areas of the body

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Is leprosy a hereditary disease?

A: No No leprosy is not a hereditary disease. It''s transmission is unclear, but it is caused by a type of bateria. Have a great day. As above, with one exception. It is not CURABLE, but it is considered CONTROLLABLE with responsible medical care and medications, AND a compliant patient. It''s contagiou

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What are some example of epidemic diseases?

A: spall pox the plague, leprosey black plague To the answerer above, leprosy (hansen''s disease) is not epidemic. Only a small fraction of the population is even susceptible to contracting the disease at all, and even then it requires significant exposure. It''s not famous for...


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Is skin diseases are contiguous?

A: I know leprosy is contagious. so is ringworm, but that''s a parasite rather than a disease. First, you need to know what they have to know whether it is contagious. Yes, hansens Disease (Leprosy) is contagious you can look up any and every kind of

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My cousin wants to know if leprosy can be transmitted by armadillo's.?

A: I don''t see how. But I''m not an oncologist/zoologist, either. yes but only the young children usually catch it this way . i however would not take a chance Heard this all my life but used to catch um all the time as a kid even saw some ugly purses made of them. Yes it is true. Never handle an armadillo with your bare hands. Wild armadillos have been known to be infected...


 
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