A three-dimensional tattoo: molluscum contagiosum

De Giorgi, Vincenzo; Grazzini, Marta; Lotti, Torello
June 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/15/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 9, pE382
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "A three-dimensional tattoo: molluscum contagiosum," by Vincenzo De Giorgi, Marta Grazzini, and Torello Lotti, which appeared in the website www.cmaj.ca. The article presents a study which investigates the condition of a 30-year old man who was diagnosed with molluscum contagiosum induced by poxvirus infection. Hence, he was treated with multiple sessions of curettage and was advised to prevent skin-to-skin contact and sharing of towels with others.


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