Diagn Cytopathol 2018 May 7. Epub 2018 May 7.
Department of Dermatology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi, India.
Molluscum contagiosum (MC) is most frequently a self-limiting benign viral skin disease. Transmitted by direct skin contact, it is characterized by flesh-colored, dome-shaped, umbilicated lesions. Diagnosis of MC is often done clinically, but when needed, biopsy can be performed, in which characteristic Henderson-Patterson bodies, representing intracytoplasmic assemblies of the virus, are pathognomonic. Read More