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Volume 5, Number 4—August 1999
THEME ISSUE
Bioterrorism

Perspective

Smallpox: Clinical and Epidemiologic Features

D. A. Henderson
Author affiliation: Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Studies, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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Figure 1

Most cases of smallpox are clinically typical and readily able to be diagnosed. Lesions on each area of the body are at the same stage of development, are deeply embedded in the skin, and are more densely concentrated on the face and extremities.

Figure 1. Most cases of smallpox are clinically typical and readily able to be diagnosed. Lesions on each area of the body are at the same stage of development, are deeply embedded in the skin, and are more densely concentrated on the face and extremities.

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