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Functional Impairment Associated with Buruli Ulcer

Purpose:

To determine the functional impairment for a patient with a Buruli ulcer in a developing country.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Infectious Diseases

Objective:

complications, disability and performance

ICD-10:

A31.1

Description:

Buruli ulcer is a chronic, debilitating infection caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans. Complications associated with these lesions can result in significant functional impairment in people living in developing countries.

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