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Molluscum Contagiosum (cont.)

Molluscum Contagiosum Pictures

Media file 1: Molluscum contagiosum consists of multiple smooth, pearly to flesh-colored lesions, each several millimeters in diameter. Note that some can become inflamed. Photo courtesy F. Fehl III, MD.
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Media file 2: A closer view demonstrates the central indentation that develops in the middle of the lesions with a white curdlike core. Photo courtesy F. Fehl III, MD.
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Media file 3: The rash of molluscum contagiosum may be located on any area of the skin, including (as shown here) the face and neck. Photo courtesy F. Fehl III, MD.
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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/9/2013

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