leprosy

Leprosy (Hansen’s Disease)

Definition Leprosy (Hansen’s disease) is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae, typically affecting the skin, nerves especially peripheral nerves, eyes and mucosa of the upper respiratory [Read More ...]

Leprosy (Hansen’s Disease)

What is leprosy? Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease which has predilection for the skin, nerves and mucous membrane. The disease is caused by Mycobacterium leprae, which is a species of bacteria that has [Read More ...]