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Progressive Vaccinia

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Progressive Vaccinia is available below.

Symptoms of Progressive Vaccinia

Treatments for Progressive Vaccinia

  • Vaccinia immune globulin administration; surgery to remove dead tissue, medication to manage other infections if present
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Progressive Vaccinia: Complications

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Causes of 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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More information about Progressive Vaccinia

  1. Progressive Vaccinia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications

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