Progressive Vaccinia: Introduction
Progressive Vaccinia: Progressive vaccinia is a serious complication of smallpox vaccination. The condition involves progressive death of tissue (necrosis) at the site of the vaccination. The condition is relatively rare but can result in death so prompt diagnosis and treatment is essential. People with AIDS, immunodeficiencies, cancer, receiving immunosuppressive therapies or have some other form of immune system defect are particularly susceptible to this complication.
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causes, and treatments of Progressive Vaccinia is available below.
Symptoms of Progressive Vaccinia
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Treatments for Progressive Vaccinia
- Vaccinia immune globulin administration; surgery to remove dead tissue, medication to manage other infections if present
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Progressive Vaccinia:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
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Progressive Vaccinia: Complications
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Causes of Progressive Vaccinia
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Progressive Vaccinia: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Progressive Vaccinia
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See misdiagnosis...read more »
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Progressive Vaccinia: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Progressive Vaccinia
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Definitions of Progressive Vaccinia:
A severe or even fatal form of vaccinia that occurs mainly in persons with an immunological deficiency; characterized by progressive enlargement of the initial lesion
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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