Gross generalized molluscum contagiosum in a patient with autosomal recessive hyper-IgE syndrome, which resolved spontaneously after haematopoietic stem-cell transplantation.

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Molluscum contagiosum (MC) is a common viral skin infection caused by a DNA virus in the Poxviridae family, which may cause widespread, chronic, large lesions resistant to conventional therapies in immunocompromised patients. The hyperimmunoglobulin E syndromes (HIES) are rare primary immunodeficiency disorders. Most cases are sporadic or autosomal dominant… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2230.2012.04447.x

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