Optic atrophy after small-pox.

  title={Optic atrophy after small-pox.},
  author={Sanjukta Pal Mathur and Binnal Mathur},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={43 6},
VACCINIA virus is now regarded as " pantropic"; Murti and Shrivastav (1957), in their studies on the behaviour of variola virus and one strain of vaccinia virus, observed that the infection became generalized after inoculation on the skin of the rabbit with vaccinia virus, and that lesions of varying severity were seen in the lungs, heart, liver, and kidney, as well as the skin. It is only to be expected, therefore, that vaccinia virus should attack the nervous system, such affections being… CONTINUE READING