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Description:A photomicrographic study using H&E stain, of an early pinta, a skin lesion caused by the bacterium Treponema carateum.
Note the contrast between normal skin cytoarchitecture, and the beginning acanthosis (increased thickness of the stratum spinosum) with elongation of rete pegs; magnified 100X.
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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1970
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Links:CDC - NCID - Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
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