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Types of Anthrax

Anthrax: Types list

The list of types of Anthrax mentioned in various sources includes:

Types discussion:

Anthrax: DBMD (Excerpt)

Human anthrax has three major clinical forms: cutaneous, inhalation, and gastrointestinal. Cutaneous anthrax is a result of introduction of the spore through the skin; inhalation anthrax, through the respiratory tract; and gastrointestinal anthrax, by ingestion. (Source: excerpt from Anthrax: DBMD)

Anthrax: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Anthrax infection can occur in three forms: cutaneous (skin), inhalation or pulmonary (affecting the lungs), and gastrointestinal. Inhalation anthrax is the most dangerous form of anthrax and is usually fatal if not treated. However, if left untreated, all forms of anthrax can be fatal. (Source: excerpt from Anthrax: NWHIC)

Anthrax: Rare Types

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Anthrax: Related Disease Topics

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