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  1. J.P.C. Peper

    J.P.C. Peper Bronze Member

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    What's your diagnosis?

    I'll post the correct answer in a day or three!

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    Caustic lesion, maybe pathomimia?
     


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    foreign body :) ?
     


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    Maybe antrax?
     


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    cutaneous anthrax, may be carbuncle .
     


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    skin anthrax
     


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    Correct answer:

    Yes, it's cutaneous anthrax.

    Anthrax is a rare infection with Bacillus anthracis, which can cause three types of disease: pulmonary, gastrointestinal and cutaneous anthax. The first two forms are practically always fatal. Cutaneous anthrax can present with a painless, necrotic ulcer like in this case.
     


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