Molluscum contagiosum is an infectious skin condition that is caused by the Molluscum contagiosum virus (a poxvirus)
WHAT MAKES US SUSPECT IT?
- Skin findings that patients may describe as “bumps” or “warts”
Dermatological exam will often reveal the following findings:
- Papules that are small, dome shaped, and have a smooth surface
- Umbilicated centers are a characteristic of the papules
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