ID#: 12170
This 1952 photograph depicted a Goroka, Papua New Guinea woman who exhibiting the telltale signs of what turned out to be a parotid salivary gland tumor. The patient also tested positive for yaws, a cutaneous infection caused by the Gram-negative bacterium, Treponema pallidum subsp. pertenue.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ K. Mae Lennon, Tulane Medical School; Clement Benjamin
Creation Date: 1952
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.