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Bairnsdale ulcer

Alternative eponyms

  • Searls' ulcer

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Deep indolent ulcer with overhanging edges, particularly on the lower limbs.

Description

Deep indolent ulcer with overhanging edges, particularly on the lower limbs. Involves subcutaneous tissue as well as skin, and is due to infection with Mycobacterium ulcerans.

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