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April 1970

Molluscum Contagiosum: Eruption Following Treatment With Prednisone and Methotrexate

Author Affiliations


From the Division of Dermatology, University of Tennessee School of Medicine, and the US Veterans Hospital, Memphis.

Arch Dermatol. 1970;101(4):439-441. doi:10.1001/archderm.1970.04000040061012

After two patients received both prednisone and methotrexate, an acute, florid eruption of hundreds of lesions of molluscum contagiosum developed. There is a heightened risk of viral infection in patients receiving immunosuppressive drugs.

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