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Cowpox: A skin disease caused by the cowpox virus. The virus tends to occur in cows but can be transmitted to humans. Exposure usually occurs when hand-milking infected cows. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cowpox is available below.
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Prognosis for Cowpox: Usually the skin blisters heal on their own but severe cases may require treatment with antivaccina immunoglobulin.
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A mild, eruptive skin disease of milk cows caused by COWPOX VIRUS, with lesions occurring principally on the udder and teats. Human infection may occur while milking an infected animal. - (Source - Diseases Database)
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