Milker’s nodule: viral zoonosis among agricultural workers in a tertiary care hospital from rural Tamilnadu

Mohankumar Vethanayagam, KC Subha, Sendhil Sengodan, Rajesh Rajagopalan

Abstract


Milker’s nodule caused by pox virus is not so uncommon among animal handlers in rural Tamilnadu. It is an occupational hazard. Diagnosis by clinical acumen. No special laboratory test needed, managed symptomatically. It leaves behind no major sequelae.


Keywords


Milker’s nodule, Agricultural workers, Rural Tamilnadu

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