A 43-year-old Brazilian man with a chronic ulcerated lesion.

@article{Cheuret2014A4B,
  title={A 43-year-old Brazilian man with a chronic ulcerated lesion.},
  author={Marie Cheuret and Charline Miossec and Sarah Milley and Pierre Couppi{\'e} and Denis Blanchet and Christine Aznar},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2014},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={
          264, 314-5
        }
}
  • M. Cheuret, C. Miossec, +3 authors C. Aznar
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
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