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Medical Term:

Lucio leprosy

Pronunciation: lu'syo

Definition: an acute form occurring in pure diffuse lepromatous leprosy presenting irregularly shaped, intensely erythematous, tender plaques, especially of the legs, with tendency to ulceration and scarring.

Synonym(s): Lucio leprosy phenomenon

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