ID#: 3834
This photograph depicts a 45yr-old female patient from the Ivory Coast, who was displaying a facial lesion, and underlying bone deformity, as a result of a late tertiary yaws infection. This patient’s Venereal Disease Research Laboratory test, or VDRL, produced a positive result of 1:16, and was accompanied by the microhemagglutination assay (MHA-TP) test, which was also reactive, or positive. See PHIL 3823, for a view of this patient's accompanying lower leg abnormality, known as a saber shin deformity.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Peter Perine
Creation Date: 1979
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.