ID#: 21783
Seen from a lateral perspective, this patient had contracted a nocardiosis infection of his left foot, due to Gram-positive, Nocardia asteroides bacteria, which had manifested into a cellulitic inflammation, known as an actinomycotic mycetoma. Note the presence of chronic subcutaneous nodules over the dorsum of the foot.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Lucille K. Georg
Creation Date: 1967
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