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type b (Hib)
HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE TYPE B INFECTIONS
An infant with severe vasculitis with disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) with gangrene of the hand secondary to Haemophilus influenzae type b septicemia - prior to the availability of the Hib vaccine.
Image from: Visual Red Book on CD-ROM
(2000 Red Book: 25th Edition, Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases)
Thank you to the American Academy of Pediatrics