Linear Congenital Molluscum Contagiosum on the Coccygeal Region
Article first published online: 12 NOV 2012
© 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Volume 30, Issue 5, pages e83–e84, September/October 2013
How to Cite
Ujiie, H., Aoyagi, S., Hirata, Y., Osawa, R. and Shimizu, H. (2013), Linear Congenital Molluscum Contagiosum on the Coccygeal Region. Pediatric Dermatology, 30: e83–e84. doi: 10.1111/pde.12035
- Issue published online: 10 SEP 2013
- Article first published online: 12 NOV 2012
Congenital molluscum contagiosum is rare but has been reported previously. We present a unique case of linear congenital molluscum on the coccygeal region. To make a correct diagnosis, avoid unnecessary examination, and start appropriate treatment as soon as possible, it is beneficial for dermatologists to be aware that molluscum contagiosum can present at birth and can be linear.