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Cowpox

Cowpox: Introduction

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.

Symptoms of Cowpox

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Cowpox: Complications

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Causes of Cowpox

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Less Common Symptoms of Cowpox

Misdiagnosis and Cowpox

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Cowpox: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Cowpox: Animations

Prognosis for Cowpox

Prognosis for Cowpox: Usually the skin blisters heal on their own but severe cases may require treatment with antivaccina immunoglobulin.

Research about Cowpox

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Clinical Trials for Cowpox

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Cowpox: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Cowpox:

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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