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A benign, stable, and resistant form of leprosy in which the lepromin reaction is strongly positive but which shows little or no Mycobacterium leprae present in the tissues, and in which the lesions are inflamed, red, well-defined plaques that infiltrate the nervous tissue causing a loss of skin sensation as well as sensorimotor damage to nerves serving the area.cutaneous leprosy nodular leprosy
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Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
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