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This is an anterior view of the face of a 53 year old white female with a case of cutaneous anthrax. The patient had worked in a spinning department of a goat hair processing plant for 10 years. This image show you the appearance of the lesion as seen on the 8th day of its development. Note how the lesion is beginning to develop its characteristic black coloration in its center.
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