Milker’s nodule: Case report – Revista Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia

dezembro 15, 2015

Milker’s nodule is an occupational viral skin disease of universal distribution, caused by the Paravaccinia virus and that occurs in individuals who deal with dairy cattle herds. We describe a case acquired due to lack of use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and perform a literature review.

Occupational dermatoses are produced or aggravated by agents present where professional activity is performed. We describe here a dermatosis caused by the Paravaccinia virus, acquired on the job site due to lack of use of PPE.

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