Tzaraat, often mistranslated "leprosy", is an ailment occupying Vayikra chapters 13 and 14 as well as many later works.

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When does טומאת הסגר begin?

When the Chumash speaks about a kohen's seeing some tzaraas on a person's body for the first time, it says the kohen "shall defile" (Vayikra 13:3, 13:11, 13:20, 13:25, 13:30, 13:44). Rashi (13:3) ...