Image of the Week: Rabies

From: The Atlas of Emergency Medicine, 4e

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Rabies. A 20-year-old Ugandan patient with furious rabies on the fourth day of clinical illness after a dog bite 2 months earlier. The neck is visibly swollen due to subcutaneous emphysema. The patient developed spontaneous pneumomediastinum due to forceful vomiting during a period of severe laryngeal spasms. (Photo contributor: Seth W. Wright, MD.)

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Julie Grishaw, ACNP

Senior Editor, McGraw-Hill Education