ID#: 17528
This image depicts a close lateral view of a patient’s right thigh, revealing an erythematous, raised skin condition that was diagnosed as erysipelas. Erysipelas is a dermatologic condition, which involves the inoculation of the skin and subcutaneous tissue with A ß-hemolytic streptococci bacteria, causing edema, and bright red erythema of the affected areas.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Thomas F. Sellers, Emory University
Creation Date: 1963
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.