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Volume 13, Number 5—May 2007

Letter

Buruli Ulcer, Nigeria

Okechukwu Chukwuekezie*, Edwin Ampadu†, Ghislain Sopoh‡, Ange Dossou‡, Alexandre Tiendrebeogo§, Lola Sadiq¶, Françoise Portaels#, and Kingsley Asiedu**Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, Nigeria; †Ministry of Health, Accra, Ghana; ‡Centre de Dépistage et de Traitement de l'ulcère de Buruli d’Allada, Cotonou, Benin; §World Health Organization, Libreville, Gabon; ¶World Health Organization, Abuja, Nigeria; #Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium; **World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland;

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A typical Buruli ulcer in a 17-year-old boy identified during the assessment.

Figure. A typical Buruli ulcer in a 17-year-old boy identified during the assessment.

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Keywords: Buruli ulcer, neglected tropical disease, Mycobacterium ulcerans, skin ulcers, Nigeria, letter

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