Lepra Lepromatosa is a type of Leprosy. Leprosy is a
progressive, chronic infectious disease caused by the bacteria
Mycobacterium leprae. This disease affects the nerves that are located
outside the central nervous system (peripheral nerves), and the skin,
mucous membranes, and eyes. In severe cases of leprosy, loss of
sensation, disfigurement, and/or blindness may occur.