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Volume 15, Number 11—November 2009

Dispatch

Buruli Ulcer in United Kingdom Tourist Returning from Latin America

Hugh McGannComments to Author , 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)

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Figure 2

Histologic analysis showing necrosis of subcutaneous fat and deep dermal tissue of the patient. A) Noninflammatory infarction-like necrosis related to cytopathic effect of the mycolactone toxin secreted by Mycobacterium ulcerans. B) Abundant mycobacteria within the necrosis.

Figure 2. Histologic analysis showing necrosis of subcutaneous fat and deep dermal tissue of the patient. A) Noninflammatory infarction-like necrosis related to cytopathic effect of the mycolactone toxin secreted by Mycobacterium ulcerans. B) Abundant mycobacteria within the necrosis.

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