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Course - Buruli Ulcer Disease
Course Level: Senior
This is a series of videos about Buruli ulcer disease from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. These videos were created Richard Phillips, Stephen Sarfo, Emmanuel Adu, Veronica Owusu-Afriyie, and Cary Engleberg (University of Michigan).
The Buruli ulcer disease is due to infection by Mycobacterium ulcerans. This programme describes the basic pathophysiology of the disease, the typical clinical presentations, and the management of cases with complicated features. The program should be informative for both medical students and practitioners who wish to increase their knowledge about this serious tropical disease.
Any medical information in this material is intended to inform and educate and is not a tool for self-diagnosis or a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional. Please speak to your physician if you have questions about your medical condition.
Viewer discretion is advised: Some medical content is graphic and may not be suitable for all viewers.
Lecture 1 - Intro to the Module
Lecture 2 - Buruli Nodule
Lecture 3 - Buruli Oedema
Lecture 4 - Buruli Plaque
Lecture 5 - Buruli Ulcer
Lecture 6 - Obtaining Swab Specimens for Diagnosis of M Ulcerans Infection
Lecture 7 - Fine Needle Aspiration for Diagnosis of M Ulcerans Infection
Lecture 8 - Cleaning and Dressing the Ulcer