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Differential Diagnosis of Skin Ulcers in a Mycobacterium ulcerans Endemic Area: Data from a Prospective Study in Cameroon

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Nkemenang, Patrick
Ehounou, Geneviève
Atangana, Paul
Mboua, Didier Junior
Rusch, Barbara
Njih Tabah, Earnest
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Published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2016, vol. 10, no. 4, p. e0004385
Abstract Clinical diagnosis of Buruli ulcer (BU) due to Mycobacterium ulcerans can be challenging. We aimed to specify the differential diagnosis of skin lesions in a BU endemic area.
Keywords AdolescentAdultAge FactorsAgedAged80 and overBiopsyBuruli Ulcer/complications/diagnosis/epidemiology/microbiologyCameroon/epidemiologyChildChildPreschoolDiagnosisDifferentialEndemic Diseases/statistics & numerical dataFemaleHIV Infections/complicationsHumansInfantInfantNewbornMaleMiddle AgedMycobacterium ulcerans/genetics/isolation & purificationOsteomyelitis/complications/microbiologyProspective StudiesSkin Ulcer/complications/diagnosis/microbiology/pathologyYoung Adult
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TOUTOUS TRELLU, Laurence Marie et al. Differential Diagnosis of Skin Ulcers in a Mycobacterium ulcerans Endemic Area: Data from a Prospective Study in Cameroon. In: PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2016, vol. 10, n° 4, p. e0004385. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:98674

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