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Leprosy

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In lepromatous leprosy, globi consist of



A Macrophage cells laden with acid fast bacill

B Lipid laden macrophages and degenerated tissue

C Activated lymphocytes

D Immunoglobulin-containing plasma cells

Ans. A
[Macrophages cells laden with AFB]

In lepromatous leprosy, the dermis is filled with rounded macrophages stuffed with bacilli which often form clumps termed Globi (lepra bacillus is AFB)

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