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What is Vaccinia keratitis?

What is Vaccinia keratitis?

  • Vaccinia keratitis: Vaccinia keratitis is an eye condition that occurs when the cornea is exposed to the smallpox virus. This exposure is most likely to occur when a person rubs their eyes after handling or bathing a recently vaccinated child. Symptoms may be severe and permanent damage to vision may result.

Vaccinia keratitis: Introduction

Types of Vaccinia keratitis:

Broader types of Vaccinia keratitis:

How serious is Vaccinia keratitis?

Complications of Vaccinia keratitis: see complications of Vaccinia keratitis

What causes Vaccinia keratitis?

Causes of Vaccinia keratitis: see causes of Vaccinia keratitis

What are the symptoms of Vaccinia keratitis?

Symptoms of Vaccinia keratitis: see symptoms of Vaccinia keratitis

Complications of Vaccinia keratitis: see complications of Vaccinia keratitis

Onset of Vaccinia keratitis: 7-10 days after exposure

Can anyone else get Vaccinia keratitis?

More information: see contagiousness of Vaccinia keratitis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Vaccinia keratitis

Vaccinia keratitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Vaccinia keratitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Vaccinia keratitis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Vaccinia keratitis: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Vaccinia keratitis.
Treatments for Vaccinia keratitis: see treatments for Vaccinia keratitis
Research for Vaccinia keratitis: see research for Vaccinia keratitis

Name of Vaccinia keratitis

Main name of condition: Vaccinia keratitis


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