Posts Tagged ‘La maladie et son classement’

Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy) – The disease and its classification (For professionals)

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

The type of disease developed is partially linked to the HLA genes: HLA DR2 and HLA DR3 predispose to tuberculoid disease and HLA–Mt1 to lepromatous disease. Environmental factors such as poor nutrition and poor sanitation play a role through altered immunity in a yet ill-understood mechanism. Human disease results from formation of granulomas in the […]

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