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Correspondence to: Sareeta Parker, MD, Department of Dermatology, Emory University, 1525 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322. Email: srsingh@emory.edu

Conflicts of interest: None declared.



  • cancrum oris
  • disease of poverty
  • infectious disease
  • noma
  • opportunistic infection
  • orofacial gangrene

Noma: A disease of poverty presenting at an urban hospital in the United States


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JAAD case reports


Volume 1, Number 1


, Pages 18-20

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