ID#: 23300
The lying canine depicted in this August 1951 photograph, was suffering from a case of sarcoptic mange, caused by the cutaneous parasite, Sarcoptes scabei, otherwise referred to as scabies. Note its resulting hair loss, and characteristic scabby, thickened skin.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Margaret A. Parsons
Creation Date: 1951
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.