Molluscum Contagiosum virus

Molluscum Contagiosum Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Molluscum Contagiosum: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

What Is Molluscum Contagiosum?

Molluscum Contagiosum is a viral infection caused by the Molluscum Contagiosum virus (MCV). This virus belongs to the Poxvirus family and is characterized by the development of small, painless, and flesh-colored bumps or lesions on the skin. These lesions are typically round, dome-shaped, and have a central indentation or umbilication.