ID#: 19227
Description: Caption:
These Danish bones dated back to the middle ages, and were determined to be those of a leprosy patient. Note the boney deformities, known as osteophytoses, due to this disease, caused by the bacterium, Mycobacterium leprae.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Arthur E. Kayne
Creation Date: 1970
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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