ID#: 16451
Description: Caption:
The fingertips of this patient’s right hand exhibited the signs of what is known as acral gangrene, after having contracted plague, caused by the bacterium, Yersinia pestis. For another view of this patient’s hand, see PHIL 1957.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ William Archibald
Creation Date: 1977
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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