New Pictures Show Extent Of Jackson's Skin Damage

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New pictures of a scab-ridden Michael Jackson show the extent of damage caused to the superstar's skin as a result of his reported reliance on injected prescription drugs.
The previously unseen snaps show the Thriller legend sat down and pulling up his trouser legs to uncover a painful looking flesh wound and what appear to be several needle marks around his ankles.
In close-ups of the shocking pictures, Jackson's skin looks blotchy and has darker pigmentation in certain areas - which are symptoms of vitiligo, the skin disorder Jackson claimed to have suffered from.
The images, thought to be from 2002, were shown during a news broadcast on U.S. network ABC and have prompted experts to suggest the wound is from an "acidic fluid" coming into contact with the skin.
Dr. Debra Jaliman, a leading dermatologist and spokeswoman for the American Academy of Dermatology, told the station the pictures showed intravenous drip (IV) entry points.
She explained, "On the photographs of Michael Jackson, it looks like there was necrosis (premature death of cells) on his lower leg where there might have been fluid that went into his lower leg. It looks like there are multiple puncture points from IV placement.
"If, in fact, he had an IV here, and the IV fluid, which may have been acidic fluid, went into his skin, it might have, in fact, destroyed the skin. That's all dead skin that would then make an ulceration underneath that skin."
And Jaliman insists the evidence of IV puncture marks in Jackson's legs are bizarre - claiming she has never seen needle punctures from a drip in a patient's leg throughout her two-decade long career.
She adds, "In 22 years of training, I've never seen an IV placed in the legs. You would put, you know, IVs in hands, arms, but often times in my training when I have dealt with people who didn't have veins anymore in their hands or arms, you look for veins that you can use and sometimes you have to look in other areas of the body."


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ok this is all lies and bulls**t first of all look up spiderbites in search online ok he had vitigilo those dould have been spots the photo is not clear and you guys are making the world sick if michael is past or if he is in hiding we love you more michael this is a way to destroy him the media has gone mad it is crazy and very obvious by the media it is a spoof we want extent proof it is michael jackson who died we have a large site of over 100,000 working on his case and you lie so bad media is evil and wrong and to many stories changing where is michael where is hia boby almost a month and not burried yet deathcertificate not sign by a legal doctor come on man love you michael you media ppl rot
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the press makes up ka ka stories all the time.just for sensationalism.they are ridiculous!!! the key word here is 'HAD'the crime scene was contaminated by the goings in and out before determining mj was assanited*if the papa have nothiing else to do but stalk, accuse, and villify others. a well known way of besmerating people who have passed who cant and shouldnt have to explain themselvesyo! PAPA! stick your cameras and fallacious statements where the sun dont shine
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