ID#: 18839
Photographed in Guatemala, Central America, this man exhibited a typhus ulcer on his scalp, which was determined to be due to a case of typhus fever, also referred to as epidemic louse-borne typhus caused by the bacterium, Rickettsia prowazekii.
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