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Incidentally Diagnosed Case of Molluscum Contagiosum of Cervix
Molluscum Contagiosum (MC) is a common viral Infection of Skin caused by Double Stranded DNA virus - Pox Virus group effecting mainly in 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. In Adults, in genitals and rarely in palms, sole and mucus membrane. 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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