Asymptomatic Bumps on Childs Face
Boy of 6 years old was presented with multiple dome shaped waxy papules with central umbilication and were smooth with size varying from 0.5 cm to 1 cm. This is typical of Molluscum contagiosum which is a common, self-limiting viral disease of skin and mucous membrane, caused by MCV1-4. These Molluscum contagiosum lesions spontaneously resolve within 6- 8 months. Treatment is recommended to prevent autoinoculation and includes tretinoin, trichloroacetic acid, potassium hydroxide, salicylic acid, cantharidin, podophyllotoxin, imiquimod or oral cimetidine. Physical treatment like curettage, cryotherapy, electrodessication, photodymamic therapy and pulsed dye laser [1-3]....
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