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Here is a quick mnemonic “ANTHRAX to remember about Anthrax Rash

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT & NCLEX exams

Anthrax Rash : How To Remember Easily ?

  • A – Anthrax: Bacillus anthracis causing symptoms
  • N – Nodule: Pruritic papule enlarging and evolving into
  • T – Two Dimensions: A 1-by-3 cm painless ulcer surrounded
  • H – Herpes-like: By vesicles and then developing a central
  • R – Rugged: Eschar with edema; residual scar
  • A – Animal Exposure: Exposure to infected animals or animal products
  • X – Xerosis: Other exposure to anthrax spores

Mnemonic : ANTHRAX

Dr. Arin Nandi

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