Molluscum Contagiosum Evaluation
The evaluation of molluscum contagiosum begins with a history and physical exam.
Physical findings in someone with molluscum contagiosum includes:
- Small pearly bumps
- Mild skin redness
- May occur anywhere on the body
- Pearly bumps are filled with white, cheesy material
Tests that may be used to evaluate molluscum contagiosum include:
Continue to Molluscum Contagiosum Treatment
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