Bites and Infestations

Picture of Rickettsialpox (Tâche Noire)

Picture of Rickettsialpox: Tache Noire

Rickettsialpox: tâche noire. A crusted, ulcerated papule (eschar) with a red halo resembling a cigarette burn at the site of a tick bite.

Image Source: Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology Klaus Wolff, Richard Allen Johnson, Dick Suurmond Copyright 2005, 2001, 1997, 1993 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All Rights reserved.

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