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Anthrax
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Anthrax skin lesionAdapted from Public Health Image Library (PHIL), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.[1]
This page is about clinical aspects of the disease.  For microbiologic aspects of the causative organism(s), see Bacillus anthracis.

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Epidemiology and Demographics

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Diagnosis

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: João André Alves Silva, M.D. [2]

Synonyms and Keywords: Woolsorters' disease; ragpicker's disease, malignant pustule, Siberian ulcer, malignant edema, malignant oedema, black bane, Bradford disease, pulmonary anthrax, cutaneous anthrax, gastrointestinal anthrax, inhalation anthrax, Bacillus anthracis, B. anthracis

Overview

Historical Perspective

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Anthrax from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Chest X Ray | CT | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

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References

  1. "Public Health Image Library (PHIL), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention".

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