Molluscum Contagiosa

What is Molluscum Contagiosum?

Molluscum contagiosum (MC) is a viral infection of the skin, which is transmitted by direct contact with skin lesions from person to person, or is spread by scratching. In adults, it is, mainly, considered a sexually transmitted disease, and it usually affects the genital area of ​​man and woman as well as inner thigh. However, it can occur on any part of the body, with simple skin contact in adults and children.


Treatment is done with or without local anesthesia, by the dermatologist-venereologist.