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Image Number 1605 (Molluscum contagiosum)

Nodule pink

Diagnosis: Molluscum contagiosum

Site: Finger

Sex: F

Age: 35


Description: Dome-shaped nodule.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A middle-aged housewife woman presented with an asymptomatic, solitary, hemispherical pinkish nodule with central crust of three weeks duration. The lesion accepts three differential diagnoses; inflammed mulloscum contagiosum, orf and keratoacanthoma. On curettage of the lesion a cheesy core material was seen making mulloscum contagiosum the final diagnosis.

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