World Leprosy Day – 2021

Origin of World Leprosy Awareness Day

World Leprosy Day is essential to understand the disease and ways to prevent it. Throughout history, people with this disease exposed to the media.

Also, in the underdeveloped countries of the world, even leprosy (Leprosy) is not at all due to reasons such as hunger, poverty, poor living standards and sanitation. Also, health services, poor nutrition, excessive reproduction, civil wars and migration included in the same.

The form of leprosy is classified into two main types and two intermediate types. They separate based on writing resistance. Also, the main types are Lepromatous and Tuberculoid tip, while the intermediate types are Borderlein and Indetermine tip leprosy. Below, you will find information on the most common types of leprosy. You can find more information on the below. As follows:

Lepromatous Type Leprosy

It is the worst type of leprosy. Body resistance actually damaged. The causative bacilli are numerous and active. Also, there are small, numerous and symmetrically spread, blunt, bright copper-red spots on the body. The areas of the skin with these stains experience loss of sensation over time.

Lepromas also cause saddle nose nasal collapse, puncture of the palate, drooping of the eyelids, hoarseness and spontaneous rupture of the fingers. Also, if the lepromas cured, they can monitor in place. With this clue, nerves are relatively less affected in leprosy. Also, internal disorders are more common.

Tuberculoid Type Leprosy

This type of leprosy affects the nervous system. Facial paralysis occurs. As a result of paralysis of some nerves reaching the hand muscles, a claw hand appearance occurs. As a result of the paralysis of the sensory nerves, heat contact and pain sensations disappear. Also, apart from the symptoms related to these nerves, there may be a few small spots scattered on the skin.

What are the Symptoms of Leprosy Disease?
  • The appearance of untimely dandruff-free and non-round spots on the body and time itching
  • Pain in the arms and nerves and the fingers (4th and 5th) showing inward bending and bending
  • The lower eyelids are inactive and not closed.
  • Scars on the knees and elbows
  • Facial coverage