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Cutaneous Anthrax

Cutaneous Anthrax: Introduction

Cutaneous Anthrax: A skin infection caused by the spores of the anthrax bacteria called Bacillus anthracis. The infection occurs when the spores enter broken skin and result in a small red bump which blisters. The blister ruptures and forms a dark scab over dead tissue. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cutaneous Anthrax is available below.

Symptoms of Cutaneous Anthrax

Treatments for Cutaneous Anthrax

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Causes of Cutaneous Anthrax

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Prognosis for Cutaneous Anthrax

Prognosis for Cutaneous Anthrax: Good. Usually successfully treated by antibiotics. About 20% deaths without treatment.

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Definitions of Cutaneous Anthrax:

A form of anthrax infection that begins as papule that becomes a vesicle and breaks with a discharge of toxins; symptoms of septicemia are severe with vomiting and high fever and profuse sweating; the infection is often fatal - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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