Tag: Guinea Worm

  • Leg Ulcers

    Leg Ulcers

    – Loss of dermoepidermal substance, chronic, common in tropical regions, from various causes: • vascular: venous-lymphatic insufficiency and / or blood, • Bacterial: leprosy, Buruli ulcer (Mycobacterium ulcerans) phagedenic ulcer (fusobactérie), yaws, syphilis, • parasitic: dracunculiasis (guinea worm), leishmaniasis, • metabolic: diabetes, • traumatic: it is often a trigger associated with another underlying cause. –…