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What is Orf?

What is Orf?

  • Orf: Viral skin infection related to sheep and goats.
  • Orf: An infectious dermatitis of sheep and goats, affecting primarily the muzzle and lips. It is caused by a poxvirus and may be transmitted to man.
    Source - Diseases Database

Orf: Introduction

Types of Orf:

Broader types of Orf:

How serious is Orf?

Complications of Orf: see complications of Orf

What causes Orf?

Causes of Orf: see causes of Orf
Risk factors for Orf: see risk factors for Orf

What are the symptoms of Orf?

Symptoms of Orf: see symptoms of Orf

Complications of Orf: see complications of Orf

Incubation period for Orf: 5 to 10 days

Can anyone else get Orf?

More information: see contagiousness of Orf
Inheritance: see inheritance of Orf

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Orf: Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Orf.
Treatments for Orf: see treatments for Orf

Name and Aliases of Orf

Main name of condition: Orf

Class of Condition for Orf: viral

Other names or spellings for Orf:

infectious pustular dermatitis

Contagious pustular dermatitis, Ecthyma contagiosum Source - Diseases Database

Orf: Related Conditions

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