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What is Mycobacterium ulcerans?

What is Mycobacterium ulcerans?

  • Mycobacterium ulcerans: A form of mycobacterium.
  • Mycobacterium ulcerans: A slow-growing, nonphotochromogenic species that causes chronic skin lesions in humans (Buruli ulcer). (Dorland, 28th ed)
    Source - Diseases Database

Mycobacterium ulcerans: Introduction

Types of Mycobacterium ulcerans:

Broader types of Mycobacterium ulcerans:

How serious is Mycobacterium ulcerans?

Prognosis of Mycobacterium ulcerans: Prompt treatment minimizes tissue damage. Untreated cases can lead to extensive tissue destruction.
Complications of Mycobacterium ulcerans: see complications of Mycobacterium ulcerans

What causes Mycobacterium ulcerans?

Causes of Mycobacterium ulcerans: see causes of Mycobacterium ulcerans

What are the symptoms of Mycobacterium ulcerans?

Symptoms of Mycobacterium ulcerans: see symptoms of Mycobacterium ulcerans

Complications of Mycobacterium ulcerans: see complications of Mycobacterium ulcerans

Can anyone else get Mycobacterium ulcerans?

More information: see contagiousness of Mycobacterium ulcerans
Inheritance: see inheritance of Mycobacterium ulcerans

Mycobacterium ulcerans: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mycobacterium ulcerans.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mycobacterium ulcerans.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mycobacterium ulcerans: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mycobacterium ulcerans.
Treatments for Mycobacterium ulcerans: see treatments for Mycobacterium ulcerans
Research for Mycobacterium ulcerans: see research for Mycobacterium ulcerans

Name and Aliases of Mycobacterium ulcerans

Main name of condition: Mycobacterium ulcerans

Other names or spellings for Mycobacterium ulcerans:

Bairnsdale ulcer, Buruli ulcer Source - Diseases Database

Mycobacterium ulcerans: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Mycobacterium ulcerans:


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