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This image depicts a close right-oblique view of a patient’s right thigh revealing a dermatologic condition that was determined to be the manifestations of secondary syphilitic condition, caused by the bacterium, Treponema pallidum. Secondary syphilis is characterized by the spread of the pathogenic T. pallidum bacteria throughout the body, causing systemic symptoms that includes cutaneous lesions like the erythematous rash seen on this patient’s right thigh.
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Content Providers(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1975
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