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29.5 x 21.3 cm ⏐ 11.6 x 8.4 in (300dpi)
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Amputee painting. A 52 year old multiple amputee using a prosthetic hand to allow him to paint. This man lost one hand and both lower legs following bacterial meningitis. Infections of Neisseria meningitidis can cause petechial rashes (bleeding beneath the skin. These can rapidly become gangrenous requiring amputation of the affected tissue.
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