Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Agminated Molluscum Contagiosum

Presented by Drs. Harold Blumenthal and Jerome Litt
Beachwood, Ohio

The patient is a 22 y.o. woman with a three month history of grouped papules at the left nostril and left upper lip.  They have been getting worse.  It was biopsied and treated with liquid nitrogen.  She has not been seen since.

Diagnosis:  Agminated molluscum contagiosum.


1. J. L. Bunch. Agminated Molluscum Contagiosum. Proc R Soc Med. 1918; 11(Sect Study Dis Child): 44.  Free Full Text.

2. Demitsu T, et. al. Attenuated ubiquitination of molluscum bodies in agminated mollusca contagiosa associated with malignant lymphoma. Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2007 May;21(5):691-2.

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