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Anthrax

definition

An acute bacterial infection caused by ingestion of BACILLUS organisms. Carnivores may become infected from ingestion of infected carcasses. It is transmitted to humans by contact with infected animals or contaminated animal products. The most common form in humans is cutaneous anthrax.

synonyms

Anthrax, Pustula Maligna

UMLS

[X]Anthrax, unspecified, Anthrax, Anthrax NOS, Anthrax, NOS, Anthrax, unspecified, Charbon, FEVER, SPLENIC, Infection due to Bacillus anthracis, Milzbrand, Splenic fever

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2 images found for this diagnose localisation: wrists, diagnosis: Anthrax localisation: hands, diagnosis: Anthrax