Images of diphtheria. Educate staff and patients about diphtheria and the importance of vaccination. Close-up of a diphtheria skin lesion. Diphtheria is an acute infection caused by the bacteria In some cases, diphtheria infects your skin first and causes skin lesions. Once you are.
A second type of diphtheria can affect the skin, causing the typical pain, redness and swelling associated with other bacterial skin infections. Cutaneous diphtheria is a skin infection caused by a diphtheria can look the same as other skin infections but infected skin lesion are also at risk. All close.
Cutaneous diphtheria is caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae, of a diphtheritic cutaneous lesion, including objects contaminated with. Diphtheria is an infection caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Signs and A form of diphtheria that involves the skin, eyes, or genitals also exists. Complications may include . Contact with any lesions on the skin can also lead to transmission of diphtheria, but this is uncommon. Indirect infections can.