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Multibacillary Leprosy

A form of LEPROSY classified by the World Health Organization for the purpose of treatment, based on clinical manifestations and skin smear results. Patients with multibacillary leprosy have six or more lesions with or without positive skin smear results for the causative agent MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE. Multibacillary leprosy encompasses borderline lepromatous, midborderline, and lepromatous leprosy.
Also Known As:
Leprosy, Multibacillary; Lepromatous, Borderline; Lepromatous, Midborderline; Leprosies, Multibacillary; Multibacillary Leprosies; Borderline Lepromatous; Midborderline Lepromatous
Networked: 234 relevant articles (11 outcomes, 28 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Leprosy (Hansen's Disease)
2. Lepromatous Leprosy
3. Obesity
4. Low Vision (Subnormal Vision)
5. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Experts

1. Duthie, Malcolm S: 5 articles (11/2015 - 10/2008)
2. Reed, Steven G: 4 articles (02/2010 - 03/2006)
3. Kar, H K: 4 articles (10/2009 - 06/2000)
4. Goto, Wakako: 3 articles (11/2008 - 03/2006)
5. Sarno, E N: 3 articles (02/2007 - 04/2000)
6. Misra, R S: 3 articles (06/2000 - 06/2000)
7. Mukherjee, R: 3 articles (06/2000 - 06/2000)
8. Mukherjee, A: 3 articles (06/2000 - 06/2000)
9. Sharma, P: 3 articles (06/2000 - 06/2000)
10. Kaur, H: 3 articles (06/2000 - 06/2000)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Multibacillary Leprosy:
1. DapsoneFDA Link
2. Rifampin (Rifampicin)FDA LinkGeneric
3. VaccinesIBA
4. Staphylococcal Protein A (A, Protein)IBA
5. Prednisolone (Predate)FDA LinkGeneric
6. HDL LipoproteinsIBA
7. Complement System Proteins (Complement)IBA
8. micaIBA
9. Ofloxacin (Levofloxacin)FDA LinkGeneric
10. AntigensIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
3. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy)
4. Immunotherapy
5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)