Molluscum Contagiosum Virus
A disease of the skin and mucous membranes caused by a poxvirus (molluscum contagiosum virus, MCV) infection.
It is characterized by pearly white or flesh-colored papules (bumps) on the face, neck, upper trunk, extremities and genital region.
Person to person skin contact.
Human, No animal reservoir.
Most often in children or in adults with impaired immune function.