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What is Vaccinia necrosum?

What is Vaccinia necrosum?

  • Vaccinia necrosum: Vaccinia necrosum 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.

Vaccinia necrosum: Introduction

Types of Vaccinia necrosum:

Broader types of Vaccinia necrosum:

How serious is Vaccinia necrosum?

Complications of Vaccinia necrosum: see complications of Vaccinia necrosum

What causes Vaccinia necrosum?

Causes of Vaccinia necrosum: see causes of Vaccinia necrosum

What are the symptoms of Vaccinia necrosum?

Symptoms of Vaccinia necrosum: see symptoms of Vaccinia necrosum

Complications of Vaccinia necrosum: see complications of Vaccinia necrosum

Can anyone else get Vaccinia necrosum?

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

Vaccinia necrosum: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Vaccinia necrosum.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Vaccinia necrosum.

How is it treated?

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

Name of Vaccinia necrosum

Main name of condition: Vaccinia necrosum


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