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Spontaneous Clearance of a Secondary Buruli Ulcer Lesion Emerging Ten Months after Completion of Chemotherapy—A Case Report from Togo

  • Marcus Beissner mail,

    beissner@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine (DITM), University Hospital, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany

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  • Ebekalisai Piten,

    Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Régional Maritime (CHR Maritime), Tsévié, Togo

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  • Issaka Maman,

    Affiliation: Institut National d'Hygiène (INH), Lomé, Togo

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  • Dominik Symank,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine (DITM), University Hospital, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany

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  • Moritz Jansson,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine (DITM), University Hospital, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany

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  • Jörg Nitschke,

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine (DITM), University Hospital, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany, German Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Association (DAHW), Würzburg, Germany

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  • Komi Amekuse,

    Affiliation: German Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Association (DAHW), Togo office, Lomé, Togo

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  • Basil Kobara,

    Affiliation: Programme National de Lutte contre L'Ulcère de Buruli – Lèpre et Pian (PNLUB-LP), Lomé, Togo

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  • Franz Wiedemann,

    Affiliation: German Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Association (DAHW), Togo office, Lomé, Togo

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  • Harald Hoffmann,

    Affiliation: Institute of Microbiology and Laboratory Medicine, Pneumological Teaching Hospital of the University of Munich, Gauting, Germany

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  • Adolf Diefenhardt,

    Affiliation: German Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Association (DAHW), Würzburg, Germany

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  • Kossi Badziklou,

    Affiliation: Institut National d'Hygiène (INH), Lomé, Togo

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  • Abiba Banla Kere,

    Affiliation: Institut National d'Hygiène (INH), Lomé, Togo

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  • Thomas Löscher,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine (DITM), University Hospital, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany

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  • Gisela Bretzel

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine (DITM), University Hospital, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany

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  • Published: July 31, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001747

About the Authors

Marcus Beissner, Dominik Symank, Moritz Jansson, Jörg Nitschke, Thomas Löscher, Gisela Bretzel
Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine (DITM), University Hospital, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
Ebekalisai Piten
Centre Hospitalier Régional Maritime (CHR Maritime), Tsévié, Togo
Issaka Maman, Kossi Badziklou, Abiba Banla Kere
Institut National d'Hygiène (INH), Lomé, Togo
Jörg Nitschke, Adolf Diefenhardt
German Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Association (DAHW), Würzburg, Germany
Komi Amekuse, Franz Wiedemann
German Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Association (DAHW), Togo office, Lomé, Togo
Basil Kobara
Programme National de Lutte contre L'Ulcère de Buruli – Lèpre et Pian (PNLUB-LP), Lomé, Togo
Harald Hoffmann
Institute of Microbiology and Laboratory Medicine, Pneumological Teaching Hospital of the University of Munich, Gauting, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: beissner@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.