Chapter 4 - Skin Diseases
Introduction to Skin Diseases
Congestive Inflammation of the Skin
Measles
Scarlet Fever
Smallpox Vaccination
Smallpox Illustration
Smallpox Variola
Varioloid
Chicken Pox
Image of Erysipelas & Inflammatory Blush
Cow Pox
Erysipelas
Nettle Rash
Rose Rash
Inflammatory Blush
Watery Pimples
Eczema and Salt Rheum
Shingles
Itch
Rupia
Pemphigus
Mattery Pimples
Crusted Tetter
Papulous Scall
Scaly Eruptions
Leprosy
Psoriasis
Pityriasis
Dry Pimples
Lupus
Warts and Corns
Mother's Marks
Nerves of the Skin
Color of the Skin
Disorders of the Sweat Glands
Disorders of the Oil Glands and Tubes
Barber's Itch
Disorders of the Hair and Tubes
Lice
BedBugs
Freckles
Corns
Bunions
Dandruff
Baldness
Gypsy Moth and Brown Tail Moth
Red Nose

4.11 Cow Pox

Cow Pox. Vaccina.

THIS disease exists to some extent among lower animals, and is identical with small pox in man. The immortal Jenner taught the world that the pus taken from the cow having this disease, and introduced under the skin of man, would produce an eruption similar to that of small pox, and that this would protect the system from the latter disease. This was an immensely important discovery, and will render the name of Jenner famous through all time.
Before this discovery smallpox killed in England as many persons as all other diseases combined. To &y, if a person has even been vaccinated once in their life the chance of death is only thirty out of one hundred, while if never vaccinated about sixty per cent. die. If vaccinated and the "sear" is plain, not over eight per cent. die.
It is usually a wise precaution to be revaccinated once in eight years, especially if an epidemic of smallpox appears.

The Second Group of diseases, characterized by inflammation of the true skin, without constitutional symptoms of a 8pecific kind, are Erysipelas, Nettle Rash, False Measles, and Inflammatory Blush.

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