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Unformatted text preview: How to distinguish from chickenpox: Smallpox lesions develop at the same pace and are uniform in appearance and deep in skin Chickenpox lesions are more superficial, develop in crops over several days and are at varying stages from vesicle to scab to crust at any given time Smallpox lesions are top heavy head, arms, legs, then trunk Chickenpox lesions most dense on the trunk 9.2.3. Treatment: isolation, supportive care 9.2.4. Prevention: vaccination before exposure or within 2 to 3 days of exposure Vaccinia live virus Complications: o Accidental infection o Generalized vaccinia o Eczema vaccinatum o Postvaccinal encephalopathy o Progressive vaccinia o Myocarditis...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course BSC BSC1086 taught by Professor Joystewart during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10