Ántrax cutáneo

El carbunco es causado por la bacteria Bacillus anthracis. Aunque esta enfermedad afecta comúnmente a los animales ungulados, como ovejas y cabras, también la pueden adquirir los humanos. El tipo más común de la enfermedad es el carbunco cutáneo, una infección de la piel.

Ántrax cutáneo


Last reviewed 5/19/2013 by Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.


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