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Molluscum Contagiosum

Date: 1910 | Identifier: LL02.49.00.54
Dermatologic stereoview card. Front of card depicts a person's thigh with Molluscum Contagiosum. The reverse of the card describes the dermatologic conditions as well as the diagnosis and treatment. Molluscum contagiosa begin as pin-head sized semi globular, waxy, pinkish yellow growth which appear most commonly in children and about the face or genitals, though they may occur anywhere except upon the palms and soles. The nodules grow slowly until they are the size of a pea or larger, and occasionally older lesions become somewhat pedunculated. Molluscum Contagiosum may also be known as, Molluscum contagiosa, Molluscum epitheliale, seu sebaceum, seu verrucosum, Epithelioma molluscum, seu contagiosum or Acne varioliformis. more...