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progressive vaccinia

progressive vaccinia in Medicine

progressive vaccinia n.
A severe or even fatal form of vaccinia occurring as a complication of smallpox vaccination chiefly in persons with an immunologic deficiency or dyscrasia, characterized by progressive enlargement of the initial and secondary lesions.

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