Molluscum Contagiosum of Cervix – A Case ReportCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Kalyani Raju,
Professor of Pathology, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research,
Kolar-563102, Karnataka. India.
Molluscum Contagiosum (MC) is a common viral infection of skin caused by a double stranded DNA Pox virus affecting both adults and children. MC is primarily an infection of school-going children (one to five years), occasionally it affects adults and immunocompromised individuals. Transmission of virus occurs by direct contact with infected persons or contaminated objects. Most common sites are skin of face, trunk and extremities in children, genitals in adults and rarely palms, soles and mucous membranes. The occurrence of MC in genitals is lowest (3%). We present a case report of Molluscum Contagiosum of cervix which is a rare site; only one case has been reported in medical literature till date.
Female genital tract, Viral, Skin
Ankita Bagel, Kalyani Raju, Munikrishna Munisamaiah, Bachu Narayanaswamy Raghavendra Prasad. MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM OF
CERVIX – A CASE REPORT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 January [cited: 2017 Feb 19 ]; 11:ED03-ED04. Available from
Date of Submission: Oct 12, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Nov 04, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Nov 12, 2016
Date of Publishing: Jan 01, 2017
Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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