Molluscum contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum is a common viral skin infection of childhood that causes localised clusters of epidermal papules called mollusca and mainly affects infants and young children under the age of 10 years. It is more prevalent in warm climates than cool ones, and in overcrowded environments. Adolescents and adults are less often infected. What causes…

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Rosacea

    Rosacea is a chronic rash involving the central face that most often affects those aged 30 to 60. It is common in those with fair skin, blue eyes and Celtic origins. It may be transient, recurrent or persistent and is characterized by its color, red. Although once known as “acne rosacea”, this is…

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