Lesiones por viruela

La viruela es una enfermedad contagiosa causada por un virus. Está erradicada en todo el mundo a través de programas exitosos de tratamiento y vacunación y ahora sólo existe como un virus almacenado en algunos centros de investigación. Los síntomas son, entre otros, erupción severa que deja cicatrices, fiebre, dolor de cabeza, vómitos y diarrea.Lesiones por viruela

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Last reviewed 6/23/2011 by Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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