A pox virus.
Found in humans all over the world and spread by contact.
SyndromesPapules with umbilication (a little belly button), often seen on the skin of HIV patients.
TreatmentLiquid nitrogen or other mechanical removal; they often improve with improvement of the immune system.
ICD9 Codes (Soon to be supplanted by ICD10)
Molluscum contagiosum 078.0.