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Imported pedal chancroid: case report.
  1. P Marckmann,
  2. T Højbjerg,
  3. F E von Eyben,
  4. I Christensen
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Ribe County Hospital, Esbjerg, Denmark.


    A man aged 22 who had returned from the Fiji Islands to Denmark had chancroid on the left foot, but no history or sign of primary genital infection. The pedal location only is an unusual presentation of the disease, which was diagnosed only microbiologically. Chronic tropical ulcers therefore demand special microbiological attention.

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