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ID DOID:0050456
Name Buruli ulcer disease
Definition A primary bacterial infectious disease that results_in infection located_in skin or located_in subcutaneous tissue, has_material_basis_in Mycobacterium ulcerans, which could be transmitted_by insects. The bacterium produces a toxin, named mycolactone, which causes subcutaneous fat necrosis and inhibits an immune response. The infection has_symptom nodule, which is a painless, mobile swelling in the skin.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buruli_ulcer, http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs199/en/
Xrefs

GARD:9520

ICD10CM:A31.1

MESH:D054312

NCI:C84604

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:15845006

UMLS_CUI:C0085568

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Synonyms

Bairnsdale ulcer [EXACT]

Daintree ulcer [EXACT]

Mossman ulcer [EXACT]

Searl ulcer [EXACT]

Searle's ulcer [EXACT]

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is_a primary bacterial infectious disease

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