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Anthrax (cont.)

Anthrax Pictures

Microscopic picture of anthrax. Image courtesy of AVIP agency, Office of the Army Surgeon General, U.S.
Microscopic picture of anthrax. Image courtesy of AVIP agency, Office of the Army Surgeon General, U.S. Click to view larger image.

Cutaneous (skin) anthrax. Picture courtesy of AVIP agency, Office of the Army Surgeon General, U.S.
Cutaneous (skin) anthrax. Picture courtesy of AVIP agency, Office of the Army Surgeon General, U.S. Click to view larger image.

Skin lesion of anthrax on face. Picture courtesy of the Public Health Image Library, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia.
Skin lesion of anthrax on face. Picture courtesy of the Public Health Image Library, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia. Click to view larger image.

Skin lesions of anthrax on neck. Picture courtesy of the Public Health Image Library, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia.
Skin lesions of anthrax on neck. Picture courtesy of the Public Health Image Library, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia. Click to view larger image.

Chest X-ray showing widened chest cavity resulting from inhalation anthrax. Image courtesy of Dr. P.S. Brachman, Public Health Image Library, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia.
Chest X-ray showing widened chest cavity resulting from inhalation anthrax. Image courtesy of Dr. P.S. Brachman, Public Health Image Library, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia. Click to view larger image.

Medically reviewed by Robert Cox, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Infectious Disease

REFERENCE:

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Anthrax." Mar. 21, 2011. <http://www.bt.cdc.gov/agent/anthrax/>.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/7/2015

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