Disease Information for Molluscum contagiosum

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Genital rash/lesion
Koebner phenomenon/post-mechanical stimulation/rash lesion
Rash with well demarcated lesions
Genital Erosions
Genital Skin Lesions
Penis Rash
Scrotum rash/dermatitis
Genital lesions, female/Signs
Vulva itching
Genital Sore/Ulcer
Clinical Presentation & Variations
AIDS with Dermatologic disorder
Athletes Skin Infections
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Benign course/disorder
Course/Chronic disorder
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/AIDS established population
Patient/Immune compromised/Immune suppressed
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Right Shift (Viral) Differential Smear (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Acne vulgaris (acne)
Basal cell carcinoma
Blepharitis, nonulcerative
Chickenpox (varicella)
Herpes genitalis
Penile/genital warts
Warts/verruca vulgaris
Associated Disease & Complications
Blepharitis, nonulcerative
Cutaneous Infection
HIV/Eye Infection
HIV/Eyelid Effects
Molluscum contagiosum
Skin infections
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Poxvirus (ex)
AGENT/Virus (category)
Class
CLASS/Dermatologic/Subcutaneous (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Auto-inoculation skin
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
MC Molluscum contagiosum, Mollusca contagiosa, Mollusca contagiosum, Molluscum contagiosum, Molluscum contagiosum infection, Molluscum contagiosum infection (disorder), Molluscum contagiosum viral infections, Molluscum contagiosum virus infection, Molluscum contagious, MOLLUSCUM EPITHELIALE, Molluscum verrucosum, WATER WART, Synonym/Water warts
Definition

A common, benign, usually self-limited viral infection of the skin and occasionally the conjunctivae by a poxvirus (MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM VIRUS). (Dorland, 27th ed)

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