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  1. Causes (3 conditions)
  2. Treatments
  3. Definitions

Causes of Orf:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Orf. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

  • Human transmission occurs by contact with an infected animal usually sheep and goats
  • Contaminated fomites
  • Immunocompromised patients
  • more causes...»

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Orf Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Orf may include:

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Definitions of 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)

Detailed list of causes of Orf

The list below shows some of the causes of Orf mentioned in various sources:

  • Contaminated fomites
  • Human transmission occurs by contact with an infected animal usually sheep and goats
  • Immunocompromised patients
  • more causes...»

How Common are these Causes of Orf?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Orf. Of the 3 causes of Orf that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 3 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Orf:

The following list of conditions have 'Orf' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Orf:

Contagious pustular dermatitis, Ecthyma contagiosum
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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