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Buruli Ulcer Disease (Mycobacterium Ulcerans Infection)


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Term: 2009
Published: October 26, 2010
Revised: November 1, 2013

The Buruli ulcer disease is due to infection by Mycobacterium ulcerans. This programme describes the basic pathophysiology of the disease, the typical clinical presentations, and the management of cases with complicated features. The program should be informative for both medical students and practitioners who wish to increase their knowledge about this serious tropical disease.
Authors: Richard Phillips, Stephen Sarfo, Emmanuel Adu, Cary Engleberg, Veronica Owusu-Afriyie
Institutions: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, University of Michigan

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