Treatment of molluscum contagiosum with silver nitrate paste

Pediatr Dermatol. Sep-Oct 1999;16(5):395-7. doi: 10.1046/j.1525-1470.1999.00104.x.

Abstract

Three hundred eighty-nine consecutive patients with molluscum contagiosum were treated with 40% silver nitrate paste. The cure rate was 97.7% and no scars resulted.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial

MeSH terms

  • Administration, Topical
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Molluscum Contagiosum / diagnosis
  • Molluscum Contagiosum / drug therapy*
  • Silver Nitrate / administration & dosage*
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Silver Nitrate