Leprosy : A living Death. By Marisela Esparza. http://www.risingstaroutreach.org/images/India191.jpg. What are names for Leprosy?. Hansen’s Disease Mycobacterium laprae c. A living death d. Tuberculosis e.only a & b. Origens. First records In Egypt around 600 B.C
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By Marisela Esparza
c. A living death
e.only a & b
Also called Hansen’s Disease in 1869 he discovered it was a bacteria and not hereditary as most people thought
Short answer question:
Explain Leprosy. What it is caused by, and what does it affect in a person’s body
Leprosy is a bacteria that is transmitted through the respratory tract. It affects the peripheral nervous system and mucous membranes causing loss of sensation and progressive degeneration of the skin and body.