How and when to treat molluscum contagiosum and warts in children.

@article{Smolinski2005HowAW,
  title={How and when to treat molluscum contagiosum and warts in children.},
  author={Kara N. Smolinski and Albert C. Yan},
  journal={Pediatric annals},
  year={2005},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={211-21}
}
Warts and molluscum contagiosum are common skin diseases in children and are usually self-limiting. The decision of whether to treat children with molluscum or warts should be individualized to the patient and his or her family. Considerations include how symptomatic the lesions are, the extent and duration of disease, the ability of the child and the parents to tolerate and comply with treatment recommendations, and any underlying medical conditions (Table, see page 219). Recurrences of… CONTINUE READING

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