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Introduction: Alastrim

Description of Alastrim

Alastrim: A weak form of smallpox resulting in a small rash. The condition is rarely fatal. It is also called Cuban itch, milkpox or variola minor.

Alastrim: a mild form of smallpox caused by a less virulent form of the virus.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Alastrim: Related Topics

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Broader terms for Alastrim

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Hierarchical classifications of Alastrim

The following list attempts to classify Alastrim into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • smallpox,variola,variola major
  • pox
  • contagion,contagious disease
  • communicable disease
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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