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Primitive breast localisation of Buruli ulcer in an endemic zone: a rare case
1 Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, CHU Cocody, Abidjan
2 Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, CHU Treichville, Abidjan
3 Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Medical Centre, Saint Louis Orione d’Anyama (Ivory Coast)
4 Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University of L’Aquila (Italy)
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 2009, 36(4), 265–267;
Published: 10 December 2009
A case of Buruli ulcer with primitive breast localisation with evident epidemiological and clinical aspects is reported. This localization is exceptional; the differential diagnosis with breast cancer is essential. If diagnosed early, it can be cured with surgery, broadspectrum antibiotherapy and thermotherapy.