Jennifer Gordon

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Molluscum Contagiosum (Molluscipoxvirus)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Molluscum contagiosus, also known as molluscipoxvirus (MCV), can infect healthy children and adults. Risk factors for infection include atopic dermatitis, immunosuppression and sexual activity. History often reveals a new papule or “bump” that slowly grows over time. Incubation for MCV…

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