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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 378-380

Molluscum contagiosum: Unusual presentation and diagnosis on cytology


1 Department of Pathology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Surgery, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Suhailur Rehman
Department of Pathology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh - 202 002, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-0513.156862

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Molluscum contagiosum is a cutaneous viral infection presenting as multiple pearly white umblicated vesicles. Fine-needle aspiration cytology plays a pivotal role in establishing the rapid and correct diagnosis of clinically unsuspected cases, thereby aiding proper patient management. Our case report focuses on the diagnosis of molluscum contagiosum in a 30-year-old male with atypical presentation as a solitary ulcerated nodule on the right cheek.


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