TITLE

Animal carcass and eyelid anthrax: a case report

AUTHOR(S)
Devrim, Ilker; Kara, Ateş; Tezer, Hasan; Cengiz, A. Bülent; Ceyhan, Mehmet; Seçmeer, Gülten
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Turkish Journal of Pediatrics;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Anthrax is a worldwide zoonosis of herbivores, which is caused by the sporeforming bacteria Bacillus anthracis, and humans become infected when they are exposed to infected animals and their tissues or the organism directly. In this report, we present a 13-year-old boy who developed eyelid anthrax after contact with a sheep carcass during his summer holiday that resulted in eyelid anthrax and cicatricial ectropion.
ACCESSION #
37275676

 

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