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Rapid molluscum contagiosum resolution after maintenance chemotherapy completion
  1. Maria S. Gallardo1,
  2. Sureyya Savasan2
  1. 1Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan, USA
  2. 2Division of Hematology/Oncology, Pediatric Blood and Bone Marrow Program, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sureyya Savasan, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Pediatric Blood and Bone Marrow Program, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, USA; savas1s{at}cmich.edu

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A 10-year-old female child developed molluscum contagiosum (MC) lesions on the left posterior thigh and knee approximately 5 months into maintenance chemotherapy consisting of daily mercaptopurine, weekly methotrexate, vincristine, and 5-day prednisone course every 4 weeks and intrathecal methotrexate every 12 weeks for treatment of B-acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (B-ALL). Lesions progressed locally and spread to additional sites until completion of chemotherapy 12 …

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