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Anogenital molluscum contagiosum: treatment choices
  1. Venkateshwaran Sivaraj,
  2. Azraan Ahamed,
  3. Momta Gurung,
  4. Anatole S Menon-Johansson
  1. Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Venkateshwaran Sivaraj, Genitourinary Medicine, Guy's and Saint Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK; siv{at}

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We conducted a retrospective audit in our large level 3 sexual health clinic in London on management options considered for molluscum contagiosum for the first hundred patients treated in 2019. Topical podophyllotoxin and cryotherapy were the most preferred first-line management—podophyllotoxin 41%, cryotherapy 18%, expectant management 13%, imiquimod …

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  • Contributors VS: study design, data analysis, interpretation and manuscript writing. AA: data collection and analysis and manuscript writing. MG: data collection, analysis and interpretation. ASM-J: project supervision, data analysis and contribution to the manuscript.

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