A severe case of Mycobacterium ulcerans (Buruli ulcer) osteomyelitis requiring a below-knee amputation

Michael J Loftus, Nicola Kettleton-Butler, Denton Wade, R Michael Whitby and Paul DR Johnson
Med J Aust 2018; 208 (7): . || doi: 10.5694/mja17.01158
Published online: 16 April 2018

Clinical record

  • 1 Austin Health, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2 Victoria Department of Health and Human Services, Melbourne, VIC
  • 3 Saltwater Medical, Caloundra, QLD
  • 4 Tyack Health, Brisbane, QLD
  • 5 University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD


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