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Molluscum contagiosum

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The molluscum contagiosum virus is the most common pox virus causing human disease. Though molluscum contagiosum is benign in immunocompetent people it may cause psychological or social stress. A case series and literature review have been reported from Melbourne (

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Between 1 September 2003 and 23 January 2004 30 children with molluscum contagiosum attended the paediatric dermatology outpatient clinic. Seventeen were …

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