molluscum contagiosum

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a virus disease of the skin marked by round white swellings

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Local destruction with cryosurgery is the first-line treatment for verruca vulgaris, actinic keratosis and molluscum contagiosum. Benign lesions do not require any further therapy after the diagnostic biopsy.
A 2009 Cochran review of 11 studies involving 495 patients found "no single intervention to be convincingly effective in the treatment of molluscum contagiosum." (45) And no vaccine exists.
Occasionally, genital herpes simplex and molluscum contagiosum were seen with AGWs as coinfection (11, 16, 20).
present two cases of molluscum contagiosum, a cause of unilateral chronic conjunctivitis.
Chronic herpes infections (n=2, 9.1%), cryptococcus septicaemia (n=1, 4.5%), disseminated molluscum contagiosum (n=1, 4.5%) and disseminated cytomegalovirus infection (n=1, 4.5%) were also observed.
Chronic refractory viral infection, particularly herpes simplex virus (HSV), molluscum contagiosum, varicella-zoster virus, and human papillomavirus (HPV) due to qualitative T-cell defects, can occur [4].
Interestingly, the lesions were preceded by a severe case of molluscum contagiosum that spanned the patient's chest, abdomen, back, and buttocks and was treated with 5% imiquimod cream.
alopecia areata and impetigo were totally unrelated, while other conditions like AD and molluscum contagiosum were closely linked.
Molluscum contagiosum is a viral skin disease that commonly affects children aged up to 14 years old.
Herpes simplex virus (HSV), picornavirus (enterovirus 70, Coxsackie A24), varicella-zoster virus, poxvirus (molluscum contagiosum and vaccinia), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are some of the other viruses that are responsible for the infection.
Early diagnosis is essential for differentiating cowpox from illnesses and skin reactions with similar signs and symptoms, such as smallpox, monkeypox, generalized vaccinia virus infection, disseminated herpes zoster and herpes simplex virus infections, drug-associated eruptions, erythema multiforme, enterovirus infections, secondary syphilis, scabies, insect bites, impetigo, and molluscum contagiosum. The oral drug tecovirimat (previously known as ST-246), as well as cidofovir, CMX001 (an antiviral substance), and vaccinia immune globulin, should be considered for use as postexposure therapeutic treatment for orthopoxvirus disease (10).
Molluscum contagiosum. A condition in which a person presents with flesh-, pink-, or white-colored lesions as a result of a viral illness.
Vanderhooft sees her share of children who present with molluscum contagiosum and warts.
It was noted that the STD cases had jumped from one to 4.9 per cent over the past four years, with the diseases ranging from Viral and Bacterial STIs, HIV, molluscum contagiosum, Cyanea acuminate, herpes genitalis to secondary syphilis.
The Question: Does treatment of molluscum contagiosum speed up the resolution of the skin lesions?