Vascular, Lymphatic and Systemic Conditions

Picture of Meningococcemia

Picture of Meningococcemia

Meningococcemia is a serious bloodstream infection. This photo depicts purple necrotic lesions on the legs of a child who has meningococcemia.

Image Source: Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander Stratigos Copyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: "Meningococcal Disease"