ID#: 20272
This is a close view of the right side of a Nigerian patient’s mouth, enabling you to see a cutaneous, through-and-through lesion, involving the corner, or angle of the mouth, which was determined to be a condition known as cancrum oris, also referred to as noma, fusospirochetal gangrene, necrotizing ulcerative stomatitis, and stomatitis gangrenosa.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Robert S. Craig
Creation Date: 1967
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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