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Diphtheria Photos

 
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Warning: Some of these photos are quite graphic.
 
Child has diphtheria, thick gray coating over back of throat
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Courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Child has "bullneck diphtheria"
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Courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Diphtheria skin lesion on the neck
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Courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
10-year-old child with severe diphtheria
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Courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A diphtheria skin lesion on the leg
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Courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Close-up of a diphtheria skin lesion
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Courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Pharyngeal diphtheria with membranes covering the tonsils and uvula
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Copyright American Academy of Pediatrics
“Bull neck” appearance of diphtheritic cervical lymphadenopathy
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Copyright American Academy of Pediatrics
Diphtheria pneumonia (hemorrhagic) with bronchiolar membranes
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Copyright American Academy of Pediatrics
Diphtheria, pseudomembrane
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Copyright Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Princess Margaret Hospital, Hong Kong For permission to use image, contact Dr. CW Leung at: leungcw@ha.org.hk
An Indonesian child with diphtheria kept alive by a throat operation
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Photo by L. Matlovski, Courtesy of the World Health Organization
   
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