eczema vaccinatum


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Noun1.eczema vaccinatum - a now rare complication of vaccinia superimposed on atopic dermatitis with high fever and generalized vesicles and papulovesicles
eczema - generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin; particularly with vesiculation in the acute stages
eruption - symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible
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Doctors Toshiaki and Yuko Kawakami have found that activity levels of Natural Killer (NK) cells, which are disease fighting cells of the immune system, play a pivotal role in the development of eczema vaccinatum in the mice.
VIG is believed to be effective against certain complications of VACV vaccinations; it is recommended by the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for use in treating eczema vaccinatum, vaccinia necrosum, severe generalized VACV infections, VACV infections of the eyes (but not keratitis) or mouth, and VACV infections in the presence of other skin lesions such as burns, impetigo, varicella zoster, or poison ivy (43).
There were no severe adverse events such as autoinoculation/contact inoculation, eczema vaccinatum, progressive vaccinia, generalized vaccinia, encephalitis, or the myopericarditis that has been "a major concern" in the U.
All traditional replicating smallpox vaccines have been associated with the severe side effects such as encephalitis, generalized vaccinia infection, Eczema vaccinatum, local progressive vaccinia infection, and Myo-pericarditis.
Other complications include autoinoculation, in which traces of the vaccine can be transmitted by a health worker's hands to the eyes, for example; progressive vaccinia (also called vaccinia gangrenosa); and eczema vaccinatum, a widespread skin reaction in patients with atopic dermatitis.