Here is a quick mnemonic ” VITAL RASH “ to remember about the Variola (smallpox) Rash
This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT & NCLEX exams
Variola, commonly known as smallpox, is a contagious and potentially deadly viral disease. It is caused by the variola virus, which belongs to the Orthopoxvirus genus. The characteristic symptom of smallpox is a widespread rash that develops in stages and progresses through different phases.
Variola (smallpox) Rash : How To Remember Easily ?
Mnemonic : VITAL RASH