Human orf and milkers' nodule: a clinicopathologic study.


We report the clinical and histopathologic features of 17 patients with orf or milkers' nodule infection. The majority were male, 12 to 65 years of age, and gave a history of contact with farm animals. Most lesions affected the hands or arms, ranged in size from 1 to 3 cm, and occurred on average 3 weeks after presumed exposure. On low-power examination the… (More)