[Usefulness of topical cidofovir treatment for recalcitrant molluscum contagiosum in immunocompromised children].

@article{Guerin2012UsefulnessOT,
  title={[Usefulness of topical cidofovir treatment for recalcitrant molluscum contagiosum in immunocompromised children].},
  author={Mark Guerin and V Lep{\^e}cheur and Petronella Rachieru-Sourisseau and Yves R{\'e}guerre and Isabelle Pellier and Ludovic Martin},
  journal={Archives de pediatrie : organe officiel de la Societe francaise de pediatrie},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 11},
  pages={1157-63}
}
Molluscum contagiosum (MC) is common and often numerous and recalcitrant in immunocompromised children. The response to available treatments is frequently unsatisfactory. Cidofovir is a nucleoside analog of the deoxycytidine antiviral drug approved for the intravenous treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis in AIDS patients. We report four cases of children… CONTINUE READING