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LEPROSY HANSEN·S DISEASE Is a chronic mildly communicable disease that mainly affects the skin, the peripheral nerves, the eyes and the mucosa of the upper respiratory tract disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae Incubation Period When a person becomes infected with the bacteria that cause the disease, the bacteria begin to multiply within the body. After three to five years, symptoms can begin. SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS A. EARLY SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS Change in skin color- either reddis
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  LEPROSY  HANSEN·S DISEASE  Is a chronic mildly communicabledisease that mainly affects theskin, the peripheral nerves, theeyes and themucosaof the upper respiratory tractdisease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae  W hen a person becomes infected with thebacteria that cause the disease, the bacteriabegin to multiply within the body. After three tofive years, symptoms can begin. Incubation Period  S IGN S AND SYMPTOMS  A.EARL Y   S IGN S AND SYMPTOMS  C hange in skin color-either reddish or white  Loss of sensation on the skin lesion  Decreased/ loss of sweating and hair growth over thelesion  T hickened and painful nerves  M uscle weakness or paralysis of extremities  P ain and redness of the eyes  Nasal obstruction or bleeding  U lcers that do not heal
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