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Volume 25, Number 5—May 2019

Dispatch

Diagnosis of Imported Monkeypox, Israel, 2018

Noam Erez1, Hagit Achdout1, Elad Milrot, Yuval Schwartz, Yonit Wiener-Well, Nir Paran, Boaz Politi, Hadas Tamir, Tomer Israely, Shay Weiss, Adi Beth-Din, Ohad Shifman, Ofir Israeli, Shmuel Yitzhaki, Shmuel C. Shapira, Sharon MelamedComments to Author , and Eli Schwartz
Author affiliations: Israel Institute for Biological Research, Ness-Ziona, Israel (N. Erez, A. Achdout, E. Milrot, N. Paran, B. Politi, H. Tamir, T. Israely, S. Weiss, A. Beth-Din, O. Shifman, O. Israeli, S. Yitzhaki, S.C. Shapira, S. Melamed); Shaare-Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel (Y. Schwartz, Y. Wiener-Well); Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel (E. Schwartz)

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Figure 1

Dermal manifestations of monkeypox on patient in Israel, 2018. Maculopapular rash was apparent on the face (A) and body on the day of hospital admission. A lesion on the left proximal extremity (B) was suspected to be a rickettsial eschar. After 3 days, the rash changed into vesicles and pustules on the face (C) and body (D). Skin resolution was apparent 13 days after admission; pustules and vesicles crusted and were shed (E, F). G) Timeline of disease progression.

Figure 1. Dermal manifestations of monkeypox on patient in Israel, 2018. Maculopapular rash was apparent on the face (A) and body on the day of hospital admission. A lesion on the left proximal extremity (B) was suspected to be a rickettsial eschar. After 3 days, the rash changed into vesicles and pustules on the face (C) and body (D). Skin resolution was apparent 13 days after admission; pustules and vesicles crusted and were shed (E, F). G) Timeline of disease progression.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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