Burden of podoconiosis in poor rural communities in Gulliso woreda, West Ethiopia.

Podoconiosis is an environmental lymphoedema affecting people living and working barefoot on irritant red clay soil. Podoconiosis is relatively well described in southern Ethiopia, but remains neglected in other parts of the Ethiopian highlands. This study aimed to assess the burden of podoconiosis...

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Main Authors: Getahun Alemu, Fasil Tekola Ayele, Takele Daniel, Christel Ahrens, Gail Davey
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2011-06-01
Series:PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Online Access:http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3110157?pdf=render