ID#: 14485
This image depicts an anteroposterior radiograph of a patient’s right arm revealing the boney involvement of the distal humerus in a case of actinomycotic mycetoma that had been caused by the Gram-positive bacterium, Nocardia asteroides. Note the soft tissue silhouette, which had become markedly swollen around the boney infection.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Libero Ajello
Creation Date: 1974
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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