CBRNE - Smallpox Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jul 16, 2018
  • 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) [7]

  • Hemorrhagic varicella

  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever

  • Secondary syphilis

  • Vaccinia

Differential Diagnoses