ID#: 19051
This photograph depicts a bedridden child displaying his right hand and wrist, upon which you are able to see the characteristic macular rash of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF). The rash had developed due to this patient having been infected with the bacterium, Rickettsia rickettsii, which had been transmitted through the bite of an infected tick.
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Content Provider(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1959
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.