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European Journal of Dermatology

CarpeDIEM – Dermatological Indications for Electron Microscopy: Orf infection Volume 22, issue 2, March-April 2012

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Harvard Skin Disease Research Center, Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA, Department of Dermatology, University of Tuebingen, Liebermeisterstrasse 25, 72076 Tübingen, Germany

ejd.2012.1687 Auteur(s) : Emmanuella Guenova1, Martin Schaller2 1 Harvard Skin Disease Research Center, Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA 2 Department of Dermatology, University of Tuebingen, Liebermeisterstrasse 25, 72076 Tübingen, Germany Orf, also known as contagious ecthyma, is a common zoonosis affecting sheep and lambs, which can occasionally be transmitted to man by contact with infected animals or objects. The clinical manifestation appears usually [...]