ID#: 10459
This 1968 photograph depicted the volar view of the left arm of an individual, who was suspected of having smallpox, but turned out to be ill with varicella, otherwise known as chickenpox. See PHIL 10466, for another view of these lesions at a later time period in their development.

Chickenpox is a disease caused by the varicella zoster virus, also known as Human herpesvirus 3 (HHV-3), the symptoms of which, include fever and this itchy rash.

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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. John Noble, Jr.
Creation Date: 1968
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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