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Ridley-Jopling Classification of Leprosy

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Drs Ridley and Jopling developed a classification of leprosy in 1966, which recognized 5 clinical types of infection. These correlate with the level of host immunity to the infection, ranging from intact (TT) to absent (LL).

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