anesthetic leprosy

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an·es·thet·ic lep·ro·sy

a form of leprosy chiefly affecting the nerves, marked by hyperesthesia succeeded by anesthesia, and by paralysis, ulceration, and various trophic disturbances, terminating in gangrene and mutilation.

an·es·thet·ic lep·ro·sy

(an'es-thet'ik lep'rŏ-sē)
A form of leprosy chiefly affecting the nerves, marked by hyperesthesia succeeded by anesthesia, and by paralysis, ulceration, and various trophic disturbances, terminating in gangrene and mutilation.
Synonym(s): Danielssen disease, trophoneurotic leprosy.

Danielssen,

Daniel Cornelius, Norwegian physician, 1815-1894.
Danielssen disease - Synonym(s): anesthetic leprosy
Danielssen-Boeck disease - Synonym(s): anesthetic leprosy

Boeck,

Carl Wilhelm, Norwegian physician, 1808-1875.
Danielssen-Boeck disease - Synonym(s): anesthetic leprosy