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Table 2 Type and localization of observed lesions in 91 BU cases in Zio and Yoto Districts of Maritime Region, Togo, March 2013–May 2015

From: Risk factors for Mycobacterium ulcerans infection (Buruli Ulcer) in Togo ─ a case-control study in Zio and Yoto districts of the maritime region

Clinical Characteristics Number of BU cases, n (%)
Type of lesions
 Edema 10 (10.9)
 Nodule 25 (27.5)
 Plaque 18 (19.8)
 Ulcer 38 (41.7)
Total 91(100.0)
Localization of lesions
 Abdomen 3 (3.0)
 Back 2 (2.5)
 Buttocks 3 (3.0)
 Head 2 (2.5)
 Lower limbs 37 (40.6)
 Upper limbs 44 (48.3)
Total 91 (100.0)
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