Molluscum Contagiosum | Pox virus
Molluscum contagiosum is an infection caused by a poxvirus (molluscum contagiosum virus). The result of the infection is usually a benign, mild skin disease characterized by lesions (growths) that may appear anywhere on the body. Within 6-12 months, Molluscum contagiosum typically resolves without scarring but may take as long as 4 years.
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- SourceUrl: http://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/molluscum-contagiosum/index.html
- Syndication ID: 14445
- Language: English
- Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Date Syndication Captured: Monday, May 23, 2016 at 11:18 PM
- Date Syndication Updated: Monday, May 23, 2016 at 11:19 PM
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