Category Archives: viral infection

Spontaneous resolution of warts in children…






The natural course of childhood warts includes resolution in half of patients. The prevalence of warts among children ranges from 22% to 33%. Treatment failure is common, but benign neglect is frequently appropriate as spontaneous resolution often occurs. Studies of … Continue reading

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Gene linked to cold sores…






The Los Angeles Times (Oct 29, Roan) “Booster Shots” blog reported a study in the Journal of Infectious Diseases which studied “43 families” and determined that a chromosome 21 gene known as C21orf91 may be important in determining why “cold sores plague some people … Continue reading

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