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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Pictures : Child's Mouth

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Child's Hand
Rocky mountain spotted fever rash on child's face
Child's Mouth
Child's Cheek
Rickettsia
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Rocky mountain spotted fever rash in child's throat

This lesion, caused by Rocky Mountain spotted fever, is located on the roof (hard palate) of this child's mouth. Rocky Mountain spotted fever is the most severe and most frequently reported rickettsial illness in the United States. The disease is caused by Rickettsia rickettsii, a species of bacteria that is spread to humans by ixodid (hard) ticks.

Picture & text from CDC/PHIL. For more information see Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Pictures from CDC


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