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This patient was photographed in Guatemala, Central America, exhibiting a condition known as typhus ulcerations of lower back and right hip, 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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