Diagnosing molluscum contagiosum

The diagnosis is essentially clinical in this self-limiting condition

by Dr Justine Kluk and Dr Helen M Goodyear
Mollusca: discrete flesh-coloured dome-shaped papular lesions (Photograph: Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust)
Mollusca: discrete flesh-coloured dome-shaped papular lesions (Photograph: Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust)

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