Incidentally Diagnosed Case of Molluscum Contagiosum of Cervix
Dr. Nikunja Lata Dutta,
Banipur by Lane 5 B, Near New Dibrugarh Railway Station, Dibrugarh-786003, Assam, India.
|Molluscum Contagiosum (MC) is a common viral Infection of the skin caused by double stranded DNA virus that is Pox Virus group effecting mainly humans. It effects mainly school going children, adults and immuno-suppressed individuals. e.g., HIV infection, women with dialysis, oral contraceptive, HPV infection, nutritional factors (poor nutrition). In children, the most common site of infection of MC are skin of face, trunk and extremities where as, in adults, genitals are commonly affected and rarely palms, sole and mucus membrane are also involved. The infection in genitals is lowest about 3%. In this context, a case of incidentally diagnosed MC of cervix is presented here. The cervical infection of MC is very rare. Till date probably only two cases have been reported in the medical literature.|
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