a form of tropical ulcer affecting the residents of this region; it resembles a syphilitic ulcer, especially in the appearance of its scar.
[Gaboon, a region in Africa]
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Gaboon ulcer(1) Tropical ulcer, see there.
(2) (Old world) cutaneous leishmaniasis, see there.
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