Necrotising fasciitis in AIDS patient

Necrotising fasciitis in AIDS patient

M112/0326 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 26.3MB

Downloadable file size: 2.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator



Caption: Necrotising fasciitis in AIDS. Leg of a 15 year old AIDS patient showing extensive tissue loss due to necrotising fasciitis, a bacterial infection of connective tissue. This spread from initial osteomyelitis (bone infection). AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is a contagious disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It causes impairment of the immune system, which causes otherwise harmless infections to become serious and life-threatening. This patient had to have extensive wound debridement (removal of dead tissue). He is from Africa. In the third world, lack of access to drugs and information makes AIDS a major public health problem.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: acquired immune deficiency, africa, african, aids, black, bone, boy, condition, developing, disease, disorder, femoral, femur, healthcare, immunocompromised, immunosuppressed, infected, infection, leg, male, medical, medicine, necrotising fasciitis, open, osteomyelitis, patient, purulent, pus, secondary, sepsis, septic, sore, syndrome, teenage, teenager, thigh, third world, tropical, tropics, ulcer, ulcerated, ulcers

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.