09 March, 2010

small bumps: Molluscum contagiosum

small bumps at inside of the elbow

Ages: 2 ~ 7 year old.

Etiology:   molluscum contagiosum virus. 
Transmission route:  direct skin contact with patients 
Sites of transmission: at the kindergarden or nursery.
Affected skin sites:  any parts of body
------------------------ first skin itching and grow bumps
-------------------------it diameters are 1~5 mm with skin itching.
Incubation period : may be 2 weeks or more.

Any questions: write to Keiji Hagiwara, MD

------------------------- ------ keijihagiwara@gmail.com
----------------------- -------- Kami-Ube Pediatric Clinic,
----------------------------- --1-20-2 Tokiwadai, Ube 755-0097, Japan.