ID#: 19302
This image depicts the dorsal surface of a patient’s forearms, revealing ulcerative lesions covering most of the skin surface that had been caused by the use of non-sterile needles to inject heroin into the forearm veins, causing chronic cutaneous infections, and scarring.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Louis Alexander
Creation Date: 1973
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.