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why sometimes T1 cells is more activated causing tuberculoid type and when T2 cells is more activated resulting in lepromatous type? ,, what determines which T cells to be activated ?,, does it depends on the patient resistance or there is other factors ?,, thanks
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I'm not sure of your question but:

Tuberculoid form: seen in people who mount an effective granulomatous response to the organism

Lepromatous form: reflects poor immune response to the organism
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