ID#: 20836
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This image depicted a young child in a clinical setting, who was in a state of opisthotonos due to a case of Pseudomonas meningitis, caused by a Pseudomonas sp. bacterium, which had been cultured from the boy’s gangrenous left leg wound. Known as pyoderma gangrenosum, though the leg wound cultures proved positive for the Pseudomonas bacterium, no fungal organisms were cultured. See PHIL 20835 and 20837, for two other views of the boy’s leg ulcer.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. Hudson
Creation Date: 1966
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