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    Eczema Vaccinatum

    Eczema vaccinatum is vaccinia that develops in patients with eczematous skin. Active eczema may not be clinically apparent in affected sites. Patients may develop eczema vaccinatum after receiving the vaccine themselves or from physical contact with someone who received the vaccine.

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