Ozone Therapy to Treat Buruli Ulcer - Case Study

Type: Case Study

Author:  Antonella Bertolotti,1 Annunziata Izzo,1 Pier Giovanni Grigolato,2
Maria Letizia Iabichella1


This is the first case reporting the effective use of 2 weeks of ozone therapy for the treatment of Buruli ulcer (BU), a dramatic disease caused by Mycobacterium
ulcerans, an epidemic in central Africa. This simple and cheap treatment could become an effective option for managing BU as an alternative to antibiotic or surgical treatments.

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