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Multibacillary Leprosy Summary

Description: 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 Show All >>

Networked: 234 relevant articles (11 outcomes, 28 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Multibacillary Leprosy

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Dapsone : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 39 results : FDA 3
  2. Rifampin (Rifampicin) : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 42 results : FDA 13 Generic
  3. Vaccines : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  4. Staphylococcal Protein A (A, Protein) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  5. Prednisolone (Predate) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 55 Generic
  6. HDL Lipoproteins : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  7. Complement System Proteins (Complement) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  8. mica : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  9. Ofloxacin (Levofloxacin) : 3 studies in 13 results : FDA 49 Generic
  10. Antigens : 2 studies in 19 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Multibacillary Leprosy

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

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 studies in 25 results
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 2 studies in 9 results
  3. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy) : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Immunotherapy : 8 results
  5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 2 results
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