1999
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.135.6.685
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Pinta in Austria (or Cuba?)

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“…18 Bejel has been reported from both the Sahel region of Africa and the Arabian peninsula, and was previously reported to be endemic in the Bedouin population of Saudi Arabia; 19,20 recent reports suggest ongoing transmission in isolated, rural populations. 21 Cases of all three diseases in non-endemic countries have been reported in immigrant populations.…”
Section: Epidemiologymentioning
confidence: 98%
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“…18 Bejel has been reported from both the Sahel region of Africa and the Arabian peninsula, and was previously reported to be endemic in the Bedouin population of Saudi Arabia; 19,20 recent reports suggest ongoing transmission in isolated, rural populations. 21 Cases of all three diseases in non-endemic countries have been reported in immigrant populations.…”
Section: Epidemiologymentioning
confidence: 98%
“…21 Cases of all three diseases in non-endemic countries have been reported in immigrant populations. 18,22,23 Except for these case reports there are almost no recent systematic data on the prevalence of either bejel or pinta in many countries where they were previously thought to be of public health significance, which is likely to reflect in part the difficulty in reaching the isolated communities affected by these diseases. The collection of accurate prevalence data is a high priority for control efforts for both of these diseases.…”
Section: Epidemiologymentioning
confidence: 99%
“…*, based on a 2006 case report article describing two cases of bejel in children in Mozambique (267). **, based on an early pinta lesion identified in a female resident of Cuba visiting Austria (274). Officially, the last case of pinta in Cuba was reported in 1975. raspberry (hence the African and French names) ( Fig.…”
Section: Clinical Manifestations Of the Endemic Treponematoses Yawsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…pallidum (272,273). In 1999, an early pinta lesion was identified in a female resident of Cuba who was visiting Austria, although the last case of pinta in Cuba was reported in 1975 (274).…”
Section: Pintamentioning
confidence: 99%