Skin lesions (day seven) on an unvaccinated infant. Reprinted with permission from Fenner F, Henderson DA, Arita I, et al: Smallpox and Its Eradication. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 1988: 10-14, 35-36. Photographs by Arita. Ordinary form of variola minor smallpox in an unvaccinated woman 12 days after onset of skin lesions. Reprinted with permission from Fenner F, Henderson DA, Arita I, et al: Smallpox and Its Eradication. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 1988: 10-14, 35-36. Photographs by Arita.Click to view larger image. Adult with smallpox (variola major) with hundreds of pustular lesions distributed with more on arms and face than on trunk. Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center slide file. Click to view larger image. Hemorrhagic-type variola major lesions. Death usually happens before typical pustules developed Reprinted with permission from Herrlich A, Mayr A, Munz E, et al: Die pocken; Erreger, Epidemiologic und klinisches Bild. 2nd ed. Stuttgart, Germany: Thieme; 1967. In: Fenner F, Henderson DA, Arita I, et al: Smallpox and Its Eradication. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 1988: 10-14, 35-36. Click to view larger image.
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