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Molluscum contagiosum: report of one case with overview.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23598933     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Molluscum contagiosum is a common skin and mucosal disease of viral origin, caused by molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV) virus of poxvirus family. With the eradication of smallpox, MCV is now the only member of the poxvirus family that causes substantial disease in humans. Though frequently reported, its unusual clinical presentation makes its diagnosis a challenging task. We discuss a case of molluscum contagiosum in a 30-year-old woman along with a review of aetiology, histopathology and different possible treatment modalities.
Authors:
Ravi Prakash Sasankoti Mohan; Sankalp Verma; Amit Kumar Singh; Udita Singh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-04-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2013     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-04-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Kothiwal Dental College, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.
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