Milker's nodule

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Milker's nodule
Other namesMilkmaid blisters
SpecialtyInfectious disease Edit this on Wikidata

Milker's nodules 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.

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  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-7216-2921-6.
  2. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.