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Histopathological Changes and Clinical Responses of Buruli Ulcer Plaque Lesions during Chemotherapy: A Role for Surgical Removal of Necrotic Tissue?

  • Marie-Thérèse Ruf equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Marie-Thérèse Ruf, Ghislain Emmanuel Sopoh

    Affiliations: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Ghislain Emmanuel Sopoh equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Marie-Thérèse Ruf, Ghislain Emmanuel Sopoh

    Affiliation: Centre de Depistage et de Traitement de l'Ulcere de Buruli d'Allada, Allada, Benin

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  • Luc Valère Brun,

    Affiliation: Laboratoire d'Anatomie et Cytologie Pathologiques, Université de Parakou, Parakou, Benin

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  • Ange Dodji Dossou,

    Affiliation: Centre de Depistage et de Traitement de l'Ulcere de Buruli d'Allada, Allada, Benin

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  • Yves Thierry Barogui,

    Affiliation: Centre de Depistage et de Traitement de l'Ulcere de Buruli de Lalo, Lalo, Benin

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  • Roch Christian Johnson,

    Affiliation: Fondation Raoul Follereau, Cotonou, Bénin

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  • Gerd Pluschke mail

    gerd.pluschke@unibas.ch

    Affiliations: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Published: September 27, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001334

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