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Descriptor English: Molluscum Contagiosum
Descriptor Spanish: Molusco Contagioso
Descriptor Portuguese: Molusco Contagioso
Descriptor French: Molluscum contagiosum
Tree number(s): C01.925.256.743.611
C01.925.825.550
C17.800.838.790.550
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008976
Scope note: A common, benign, usually self-limited viral infection of the skin and occasionally the conjunctivae by a poxvirus (MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM VIRUS). (Dorland, 27th ed)
Annotation: a skin dis caused by a poxvirus
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 9165
Unique ID: D008976
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1992/05/22
Molluscum Contagiosum - Preferred
Concept UI M0013995
Scope note A common, benign, usually self-limited viral infection of the skin and occasionally the conjunctivae by a poxvirus (MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM VIRUS). (Dorland, 27th ed)
Preferred term Molluscum Contagiosum



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