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Dry leprosy

Dry leprosy –>
anaesthetic leprosy
a form of leprosy chiefly affecting the nerves, marked by hyperesthesia succeeded by anaesthesia, and by paralysis, ulceration, and various trophic disturbances, terminating in gangrene and mutilation.
Synonym: danielssens disease, danielssen-boeck disease, dry leprosy, trophoneurotic leprosy.


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