Condyloma subcutaneum
Molluscum contagiosum. Wartlike growths around the anus and genitals caused by a virus. Molluscum contagiosum is a contagious disease of the skin marked by the occurrence of soft rounded tumors of the skin caused by the growth of a virus belonging to the family Poxviridae. The disease is characterized by the appearance of few to numerous small, pearly, umbilicated downgrowths (the condyloma subcutaneum).

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  • Condyloma — Wartlike growths around the anus, vulva, or glans penis. There are three major types of condyloma, each of which is sexually transmitted. These include condyloma acuminatum or genital warts, condyloma latum (a form of secondary syphilis), and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Molluscum contagiosum — A contagious disease of the skin marked by the occurrence of rounded soft tumors of the skin caused by the growth of a virus (one that belongs to the virus family called the Poxviridae). The disease is characterized by the appearance of a few to… …   Medical dictionary

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