Milker's nodule

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Milker's nodules (or "milkmaid blisters") are a cutaneous condition that is most commonly transmitted from the udders of infected cows.[1]:393.[2] Milker's nodule is caused by Paravaccinia virus. Disease in humans is nearly identical to Orf.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  2. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.