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This photograph depicts the characteristic spotted rash of Rocky Mountain spotted fever on a child’s eye and face. 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