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PHIL Image 2857
 
ID#:2857
Description:This patient presented with facial tetany. Note the contraction of the masseter and neck muscles.

Tetanus is induced by an exotoxin of the tetanus bacillus (Clostridium tetani), which grows anaerobically at site of injury. Tetanus is characterized by painful muscular contractions, primarily of the masseter, and other large muscles.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/Dr. Thomas F. Sellers/Emory University
Creation Date:1963
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tree picture Diseases
tree picture tree picture Bacterial Infections and Mycoses
tree picturetree picture tree picture Bacterial Infections
tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Clostridium Infections
tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Tetanus
tree picture tree picture Musculoskeletal Diseases
tree picture Persons
tree picture tree picture Persons
tree picturetree picture tree picture Age Groups
tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Adult
tree picturetree picture tree picture Population Groups
tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Ethnic Groups
tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture African Americans
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