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Volume 16, Number 10—October 2010

Dispatch

Erythema Migrans–like Illness among Caribbean Islanders

Anu SharmaComments to Author , Sarada Jaimungal, Khamedaye Basdeo-Maharaj, A.V. Chalapathi Rao, and Surujpaul Teelucksingh
Author affiliations: Author affiliation: University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

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Figure 2

Histologic analysis of a skin biopsy specimen of a 28-year-old patient with erythema migrans, showing characteristics of erythema migrans. The epidermis shows parakeratosis, microvesicle formation, lichenoid interface, dermal edema, and perivascular chronic inflammatory cell infiltrates. Original magnification ×20 (A) and ×40 (B).

Figure 2. Histologic analysis of a skin biopsy specimen of a 28-year-old patient with erythema migrans, showing characteristics of erythema migrans. The epidermis shows parakeratosis, microvesicle formation, lichenoid interface, dermal edema, and perivascular chronic inflammatory cell infiltrates. Original magnification ×20 (A) and ×40 (B).

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