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Meningococcal Photos

 
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Warning: Some of these photos are quite graphic.
 
Four-month-old female with gangrene of hands and lower extremities due to meningococcemia
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Courtesy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Four-month-old female with gangrene of feet due to meningococcemia
http://www.vaccineinformation.org/photos/menicdc002.jpg
Courtesy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Four-month-old female with gangrene of hands due to meningococcemia
http://www.vaccineinformation.org/photos/menicdc003.jpg
Courtesy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Four-month-old female with gangrene of hand due to meningococcemia
http://www.vaccineinformation.org/photos/menicdc004.jpg
Courtesy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Characteristic angular, necrotic lesions on the foot of infant with meningococcemia
www.vaccineinformation.org/photos/meniaap001.jpg
Copyright American Academy of Pediatrics
Meningococcemia. This slide shows the lower extremities
www.vaccineinformation.org/photos/meniaap002.jpg
Copyright American Academy of Pediatrics
Adolescent female with marked purpura of the left foot
www.vaccineinformation.org/photos/meniaap003.jpg
Copyright American Academy of Pediatrics
Infant with meningococcal endophthalmitis
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Copyright American Academy of Pediatrics
Rash from meningitis; spots change into purple bruises which don't blanch (lose their color) when pressed by glass
http://www.vaccineinformation.org/photos/meni_mt001.jpg
Copyright www.meningitis-trust.org
Septicemic rash
http://www.vaccineinformation.org/photos/meni_mt002.jpg
Copyright www.meningitis-trust.org
 
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