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Gerokomos

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GAGO FORNELLS, Manuel et al. Tropical ulcers: that is upon us. Gerokomos [online]. 2010, vol.21, n.2, pp.74-79. ISSN 1134-928X.

The sores in skin own of the so called diseases of the tropic, they are considered like of fall prevalencia in our developed societies. But the tropical sore or fagedénica, proper that one of the leprosy or those who demonstrate in different parasitosis, every time they are called us more the attention; partly for the theoretical influence of the immigration in our civilization and the fear of the disease of out that implicit ride, partly for the adventurous tourism that often incorporates them as recollection of the trip to distant lands. The reality is that this type of injuries deserves so much for his your gravity, since for his your impact in our culture of the elegant ones, that until today it saw them as something distant and foreign, a concrete interest that defines them, concretice and classifies. As for the behavior of it recovers in humid environment of these sores, little we know for proper experience and even less in his your use as report of the treatment in countries of this zone of the world, where an extensive poverty determines the availability of resources for the care. But to put in on notice with the sufficient information, itwill allow us always to identify almost prematurely, these injuries and of the same form to channel the most effective local treatment.

Palabras clave : Cutaneous ulcer; tropical ulcer; tropical diseases; immigration.

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