Which patient groups are at increased risk for molluscum contagiosum infection?

Updated: Aug 09, 2018
  • Author: Ashish C Bhatia, MD, FAAD, FACMS; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Three distinct disease patterns are observed in 3 different patient populations: children, adults who are immunocompetent, and patients who are immunocompromised (children or adults). The prognosis and therapy are different for each of these groups.


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