He presented to plastic surgery services with advanced disease, as is typical of patients with Buruli Ulcer disease. He received combined antibiotic and surgical treatment. The lesion was excised with the edges undermined. A split skin graft was later used to fill the resultant defect.
BP was scared he would lose his leg and also his friends, but thanks to the plastic surgery team at Korle Bu he was able to return to playing with his peers very quickly.