Skin disease, don't look if you don't want to vomit
November 8, 2005 10:26 AM Subscribe
Paging any dermatologists, epidemiologists, or pathology-minded scientists -- any idea what in name of the gods this
is? (Probably SFW, but not safe if you want to eat today or at least not wretch).
posted by The Bishop of Turkey to Health & Fitness (25 answers total)
So a couple of us in the lab have been somewhat fascinated -- more sickened -- by this, but as we work on viruses (and this doesn't look anything like a viral infection) we've been reduced to guesses, mostly in the realm of fungal/lichen or syphilis (in its older more virulent form, as seen on the BBC News
) and yaws.