Mode of Spread: The exact mode of spread is unknown. It is supposed to be apread by prolonged physical contact like living in crowded slums. It is also said to be spread by droplet infection as the infected persons nasal secretiums contain leprae bacilli.
It is treated with multi drug therapy.
1. Dapsone + rifampin + Clofazimine, this is for lepramatus leprosy, for tuberculoid leprosy only dapsone with or without Rifampin or Clofazimine.