ID#: 19253
This image depicted a close right superolateral view of a male patient’s scalp. The patient exhibited a condition known as moth eaten alopecia, which had been caused by a secondary syphilitic condition, due to the spirochete bacterium, Treponema pallidum. Note how the hair loss manifested as a region of scalp hair that had become patchy in appearance.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Susan Lindsley
Creation Date: 1977
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.