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Molluscum contagiosum infection

MedGen UID:
10081
Concept ID:
C0026393
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Molluscum Contagiosum
SNOMED CT: MC - Molluscum contagiosum (40070004); Molluscum contagiosum infection (40070004); Molluscum contagiosum (40070004); Molluscum verrucosum (40070004)
 

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) [from MeSH]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVMolluscum contagiosum infection

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Cathcart S, Coloe J, Morrell DS
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2009 Mar;48(2):161-5. Epub 2008 Oct 20 doi: 10.1177/0009922808326085. PMID: 18936288
Goksugur N, Ozbostanci B, Goksugur SB
Pediatr Dermatol 2007 Sep-Oct;24(5):E63-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2007.00443.x. PMID: 17958783
Charteris DG, Bonshek RE, Tullo AB
Br J Ophthalmol 1995 May;79(5):476-81. PMID: 7612562Free PMC Article
Becker TM, Blount JH, Douglas J, Judson FN
Sex Transm Dis 1986 Apr-Jun;13(2):88-92. PMID: 3715678

Diagnosis

Neri I, Magnano M, Balestri R, Kleinschmidt K, Patrizi A
Arch Dis Child 2014 Nov;99(11):1008. Epub 2014 Sep 2 doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-306930. PMID: 25183021
Luke JD, Silverberg NB
Pediatrics 2010 Feb;125(2):e423-5. Epub 2010 Jan 11 doi: 10.1542/peds.2009-2774. PMID: 20064865
Mastrolorenzo A, Urbano FG, Salimbeni L, Paoli S, Comin CE, Zuccati G
Int J Dermatol 1998 May;37(5):378-80. PMID: 9620486
Charteris DG, Bonshek RE, Tullo AB
Br J Ophthalmol 1995 May;79(5):476-81. PMID: 7612562Free PMC Article
Thompson CH, de Zwart-Steffe RT, Donovan B
Int J STD AIDS 1992 Mar-Apr;3(2):101-6. doi: 10.1177/095646249200300205. PMID: 1571379

Therapy

Luke JD, Silverberg NB
Pediatrics 2010 Feb;125(2):e423-5. Epub 2010 Jan 11 doi: 10.1542/peds.2009-2774. PMID: 20064865
Cathcart S, Coloe J, Morrell DS
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2009 Mar;48(2):161-5. Epub 2008 Oct 20 doi: 10.1177/0009922808326085. PMID: 18936288
Goksugur N, Ozbostanci B, Goksugur SB
Pediatr Dermatol 2007 Sep-Oct;24(5):E63-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2007.00443.x. PMID: 17958783
Moiin A
J Drugs Dermatol 2003 Dec;2(6):637-9. PMID: 14711142
Brown CW Jr, O'Donoghue M, Moore J, Tharp M
Cutis 2000 Jun;65(6):363-6. PMID: 10879304

Prognosis

Villa L, Varela JA, Otero L, Sánchez C, Junquera ML, Río JS, Vázquez F
Sex Transm Dis 2010 Jul;37(7):423-4. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e3181cfca1c. PMID: 20414149
Cathcart S, Coloe J, Morrell DS
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2009 Mar;48(2):161-5. Epub 2008 Oct 20 doi: 10.1177/0009922808326085. PMID: 18936288
Brown CW Jr, O'Donoghue M, Moore J, Tharp M
Cutis 2000 Jun;65(6):363-6. PMID: 10879304

Clinical prediction guides

Maiolo C, Marshman G
Pediatr Dermatol 2015 Jul-Aug;32(4):e193. Epub 2015 May 12 doi: 10.1111/pde.12606. PMID: 25962415
Goksugur N, Ozbostanci B, Goksugur SB
Pediatr Dermatol 2007 Sep-Oct;24(5):E63-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2007.00443.x. PMID: 17958783
Moiin A
J Drugs Dermatol 2003 Dec;2(6):637-9. PMID: 14711142
Bugert JJ, Melquiot N, Kehm R
Virus Genes 2001 Jan;22(1):27-33. PMID: 11210936

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