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What is Tanapox?

What is Tanapox?

  • Tanapox: A viral infection caused by the tanapox virus. The infection is most commonly associated with monkeys and other primates but can occur in humans. The main symptom are fever and headache with the development of skin lesions which regress spontaneously. Transmission is believed to occur through a break in the skin such as may occur when scratched or bitten by a monkey.

Tanapox: Introduction

Types of Tanapox:

Broader types of Tanapox:

How serious is Tanapox?

Prognosis of Tanapox: The skin lesions tend to resolve spontaneously in three to six weeks.

What causes Tanapox?

Causes of Tanapox: see causes of Tanapox

What are the symptoms of Tanapox?

Symptoms of Tanapox: see symptoms of Tanapox

Can anyone else get Tanapox?

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

Tanapox: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tanapox.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tanapox: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tanapox.
Treatments for Tanapox: see treatments for Tanapox

Name and Aliases of Tanapox

Main name of condition: Tanapox

Other names or spellings for Tanapox:

Benign epidermal monkeypox


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