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Image Number 804 (Rat bite)

 
Morphology:
Ulcer

Diagnosis: Rat bite

Site: Toes

Sex: M

Age: 48

Type: Clinical

Description: A fresh bleeding ulcerated wound

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Wild rat bites are rare.  Most bites happen at night while the patient is sleeping. Rats tend to bite parts of the body that are exposed during sleep, like hands, fingers, and toes.

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