Disease Images: Glanders

Additional resources for Glanders

Glanders: Human, skin. There is extensive ulceration and sloughing of the skin of the forearm and hand; the underlying tissues are edematous and hemorrhagic. Ulcers may be connected by lymphatic vessels (“Farcy pipes”) full of thick purulent exudate.
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Human, skin. There is extensive ulceration and sloughing of the skin of the forearm and hand; the underlying tissues are edematous and hemorrhagic. Ulcers may be connected by lymphatic vessels (“Farcy pipes”) full of thick purulent exudate.

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: GLN_001
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These images were annotated by Dr. Steve Sorden and Dr. Claire Andreasen and funding was provided by a USDA Higher Education Challenge Grant in collaboration with the Iowa State University Department of Veterinary Pathology, Center for Food Security and Public Health, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, and Plum Island Animal Disease Center.