|Before you see a Doctor - Understanding your Body and its Common Ailments (Fountain Publishers, 1997, 112 p.)|
|Section IX - SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS (STI)|
This is a rare disease in Africa. This is so because it is believed that the causative germ does not survive easily in most African climates. Most parts of the body can be involved with dark lesions over hands, wrists, legs, ankles, buttocks, palms, soles, etc.
Injectable penicillin cures the condition.