A Definition Of Leprosy
Source: Adapted from the National Institutes of Health
What does the term “leprosy” mean? The term “leprosy” refers to a progressive infectious disease that attacks the skin, flesh and nerves; characterized by nodules, ulcers, scaly scabs, deformities and the eventual loss of sensation. also called hansen’s d To find out more about this term, please search the news section of this website for related articles and information.