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This lateral view of this patient’s right forearm and hand, revealed a large cluster of boils, or carbuncles, located primarily on the hand and wrist, which had manifested during a cutaneous anthrax infection, caused by the bacterium, Bacillus anthracis. See PHIL 20869, for a medial view of this condition.
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Creation Date:1966
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