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Contagious Ecthyma: A viral skin infection that occurs mainly in sheep and goats but can be transmitted to humans through contact. The virus causes painful skin nodules that occur mainly on the hand. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Contagious Ecthyma is available below.
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Prognosis for Contagious Ecthyma: The condition is generally harmless and self-limiting. Nodules tend to disappear in a month or two with little or no scarring.
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