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Clinical outcome of skin yaws lesions after treatment with benzathinebenzylpenicillin in a pygmy population in Lobaye, Central African Republic

Alexandre Manirakiza1*, Susana Vilas Boas2, Narcisse Beyam3, Germain Zadanga1, François Xavier Konamna1, Siméon P Njuimo1 and Rémi Laganier1

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1 Institut Pasteur de Bangui, PO Box 923, Bangui, Central African Republic

2 Poste de santé de Mongoumba, Bangui, Central African Republic

3 United Nations Population Fund, Bangui, Central African Republic

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BMC Research Notes 2011, 4:543  doi:10.1186/1756-0500-4-543

Published: 15 December 2011

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Clinical yaws stage: A, initial lesions; B, multiple papillomata; C, plantar and palmar papillomata; D, hyperkeratosis; E, gummata, ulcers or gangosa; F, atypical skin lesions.

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