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Definition of «Smallpox vaccination adverse reaction»

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Smallpox vaccination adverse reaction: An adverse event occurring after smallpox vaccination (vaccinia).

Smallpox vaccination is a relatively safe, effective preventative against smallpox. However, in a number of individuals, smallpox vaccination can result in untoward effects and adverse reactions. Most are totally benign, if frightening in appearance. Some are serious, but treatable. A few, which rarely occur, are serious, life threatening and can be fatal. The adverse reactions to smallpox vaccination include:

  • Vaccinia keratitis
  • Eczema vaccinatum
  • Generalized vaccinia
  • Congenital vaccinia
  • Progressive vaccinia
  • Encephalitis
  • Erythema multiforme
  • Bacterial infection
  • Accidental implantation

For more information, please see the entries to the individual adverse reactions such as, for example, Vaccinia keratitis, Eczema vaccinatum, etc.

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