Tanapox is caused by a yatapoxvirus. It is endemic amongst monkeys in East Africa. In humans it presents as a single or a small number of umbilicated papules or nodules, usually on the lower Limbs or trunk. It is accompanied by Systemic malaise and lymphadenopathy. The lesions heal with scarring.

Organ Affected

  • Skin System (Integumentary System)
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