Rarely two viral skin diseases of animals are transferred to humans. Ecthyma contagiosum Ecthyma contagiosum (Orf) is caused by the Orf virus, a poxvirus infected ruminants (mainly sheep and goats). There is a risk for farmers, veterinarians, keepers and others who have direct contact with animals. The skin findings through six stages, which together last about a week: Stage 1 (papular): A single red edematous papule on a finger (usually right index finger) Level 2 (target): A larger nodules with a red center surrounded by a white ring with a red border step 3 (acute): a fast growing infected looking, tumor stage 4 (regenerative): a node with black dots, covered with a thin transparent crust stage 5 (papillomatous): a node with a small projections occupied surface m Stage 6 (regressive): a flattened nodules with a thick crust Ecthyma (contagious) Figure courtesy of the website of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s Occupational Dermatoses ( var model = {thumbnailUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/ecthyma_high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0&mw=350’ imageUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/ecthyma_high_de.jpg?la = en & thn = 0 ‘, title:’ Ecthyma (contagious) ‘description:’ u003Ca id = “v37895046 ” class = “”anchor “” u003e u003c / a u003e u003cdiv class = “”para “” u003e u003cp u003eEcthyma contagiosum is a focal lesion by orf virus infection that usually occurs on a finger and is transmitted from sheep or goats to people who work with animals. The skin lesion goes through 6 stages; This figure shows the stage 2 (Target)

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