Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for Buruli ulcer disease

Buruli ulcer disease [DOID:0050456]

A primary bacterial infectious disease that results_in infection located_in skin or located_in subcutaneous tissue, has_material_basis_in Mycobacterium ulcerans, which could be transmitted_by insects. The bacterium produces a toxin, named mycolactone, which causes subcutaneous fat necrosis and inhibits an immune response. The infection has_symptom nodule, which is a painless, mobile swelling in the skin.

Synonyms:  Buruli ulcer disease,  Buruli ulcer disorder,  Buruli ulcer syndrome,  Buruli ulcer diseases,  DOID:0050456 ...