Buruli Ulcer in United Kingdom Tourist Returning from Latin America
Hugh McGann , Pieter Stragier, Françoise Portaels, Deborah Gascoyne-Binzi, Timothy Collyns, Sebastian Lucas, and Damian Mawer
Author affiliations: St. James’s University Hospital, Leeds, UK (H. McGann, D. Mawer); Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium (P. Stragier, F. Portaels); Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds (D. Gascoyne-Binzi, T. Collyns); St. Thomas’s Hospital, London, UK (S. Lucas)
Figure 1. Progression of Buruli ulcer adjacent to the left knee of United Kingdom tourist after returning from Latin America. A) November 2007, on patient’s return to the United Kingdom; B) January 2008, before Mycobacterium ulcerans therapy; C) April 2008, after 12 weeks of antimicrobial drug therapy; D) January 2009, 9 months after split-skin grafting.
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