Tetanus in photos

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Tetanus neonatorum.

Photo 1. Tetanus neonatorum. Tetanus is an important infection in the tropics. Infection through the umbilical cord is common in tropical conditions unless the mothers are previously immunised. One of the characteristic features is the ‘risus sardonicus’ resulting from spasms of the facial muscles.


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