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Tularemia lesion on the skin of the left third finger due to Francisella tularensis bacteria. Tularemia is caused by the bacterium, Francisella tularensis. Symptoms vary depending on how the person was exposed to the disease, and as is shown here, can include skin ulcers.
Tick-Borne Diseases : Tularemia
Content Providers(s): CDC/Emory University, Dr. Thomas F. Sellers.
Picture & text from CDC/PHIL. For more information see Tularemia Pictures from CDC