Disease Information for Orf

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cutaneous granulomatous ulceration/signs
Cutaneous ulcer/Skin ulcer
Rash on hand/finger
Painless whitlow
Papule extremity/hand/large node proximal
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Occupational Factors
Occupation/Animal handler/cattle/farms
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Right Shift (Viral) Differential Smear (Lab)
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Epizootic disease (ex)
AGENT/Poxvirus (ex)
AGENT/Virus (category)
AGENT/Zoonosis disease (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Deficiency (category)
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Contag pustul dermatitis virus, Contagious ecthyma virus, Contagious Ecthyma Virus of Sheep, Contagious ecthyma viruses, Contagious pustular dermatitis virus, Contagious Pustular Dermatitis Virus of Sheep, CPD Contag pust dermat virus, CPD Contagious pustular dermatitis virus, Ecthyma contagiosum Virus, Ecthyma contagiosum Viruses, ecthyma virus Contagious, ecthyma viruses Contagious, Orf virus, Orf virus (organism), Orf viruses, Pustular dermatitis virus, Sheep Contagious Ecthyma Virus, Sheep Contagious Pustular Dermatitis Virus, virus Contagious ecthyma, Virus Ecthyma contagiosum, virus Orf, viruses Contagious ecthyma, Viruses Ecthyma contagiosum, viruses Orf, Synonym/Dermatitis, pustular contagious, Synonym/Ecthyma contagiosum, Synonym/Ecthyma infectiosum
Definition

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.

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