Variola haemorrhagica

variola haemorrhagica --> haemorrhagic smallpox

A severe and frequently fatal form of smallpox accompanied by extravasation of blood into the skin in the early stage, or into the pustules at a later stage, accompanied often by nosebleed and haemorrhage from other orifices of the body.

Synonym: fulminating smallpox, variola haemorrhagica.

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