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Year : 2017 | Month : January | Volume : 11 | Issue : 1 | Page : ED03 - ED04

Molluscum Contagiosum of Cervix – A Case Report

Ankita Bagel, Kalyani Raju, Munikrishna Munisamaiah, Bachu Narayanaswamy Raghavendra Prasad

1. Resident, Department of Pathology, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research, Kolar, Karnataka. India. 2. Professor, Department of Pathology, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar, Karnataka, India. 3. Professor and Head, Department of OBG, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar, Karnataka, India. 4. Professor, Department of Medicine, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research, Kolar, Karnataka. India.

Correspondence 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.
E-mail: drkalyanir@rediffmail.com

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Female genital tract, Viral, Skin

How to cite this article :

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
http://jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2017&month=January&volume=11&issue=1&page=ED03-ED04&id=9186

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/24545.9186

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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