CBRNE - Smallpox Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Dec 16, 2014
  • Author: Christopher J Hogan, MD; Chief Editor: Duane C Caneva, MD, MSc  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Other problems to be considered include the following:

  • Acute leukemia
  • Allergic dermatitis
  • Bullous pemphigoid
  • Chickenpox
  • Disseminated herpes zoster
  • Disseminated herpes simplex
  • Drug reactions
  • Drug eruptions
  • Eczema vaccinatum
  • Ehrlichiosis
  • Erythema multiforme major (including Stevens-Johnson syndrome)
  • Gram-negative septicemia
  • Hand-foot-and-mouth disease
  • Meningococcemia
  • Measles
  • Monkeypox (endemic in some areas of Africa)
  • Hemorrhagic varicella
  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever
  • Secondary syphilis
  • Vaccinia

Differential Diagnoses