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This image depicts a patient who had manifested a swelling in one of his left inguinal lymph nodes, known as an inguinal bubo, brought on by the plague bacterium, Yersinia pestis. Note how the swollen node had eroded through the skin, producing a purulent discharge due to the plague infection.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Margaret Parsons, Dr. Karl F. Meyer
Creation Date:1965
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CDC Organization
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