Molluscum Contagiosum (cont.)
Synonyms and Keywords
molluscum contagiosum, poxvirus, rash, chickenpox, smallpox, viral infection,
skin lesion, genital lesion, papules, mucous membranes, conjunctivitis, warts
Authors and Editors
Author: Steven Doerr, MD
Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com
Previous contributing author and editors:
Author: William Shapiro, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Urgent Care and Emergency Medicine, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation.
Editors: Mitchell J Goldman, DO,
FAAP, FAAEM, Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, St
Vincent Emergency Physicians, Inc; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior
Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Richard Harrigan, MD, Associate Professor,
Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Temple University School of Medicine.
REFERENCES:Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2013
American Academy of Dermatology. "Molluscum contagiosum." <http://www.aad.org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/m---p/molloscum-contagiosum>.
United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Molluscum (Molluscum Contagiosum)." <http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/molluscum/
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