ID#: 19214
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This is a left lateral view of an Indian patient’s face, which exhibited a complication associated with a case of lepromatous leprosy, known as erythema nodosum (EN) leprosum, and had been caused by the bacterium, Mycobacterium leprae. Under the newer World Health Organization (WHO) standards, this form of leprosy has been reclassified as multibacillary (MB), leprosy.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. Andre J. Lebrun
Creation Date: 1969
Photo Credit: J. Justin Older, MD
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.