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Description:A photomicrograph depicting the histopathology of pinta, affecting the skin of a chimpanzee.
One of the histopathologic characteristics of pinta, a nonvenereal treponemal disease contracted through direct contact with infectious lesions containing the bacterium Treponema carateum, is thickening of the epidermis.
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