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Volume 8, Number 7—July 2002

Perspective

Anthrax of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Thira Sirisanthana* and Arthur E. Brown†Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand; †Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand

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A 27-year-old man, 5 days after the onset of symptoms of oropharyngeal anthrax. Edema and congestion of the right tonsil extending to the anterior and posterior pillars of fauces as well as the soft palate and uvula were present. A white patch had begun to appear at the center of the lesion.

Figure 2. A 27-year-old man, 5 days after the onset of symptoms of oropharyngeal anthrax. Edema and congestion of the right tonsil extending to the anterior and posterior pillars of fauces as well as the soft palate and uvula were present. A white patch had begun to appear at the center of the lesion.

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