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Molluscum contagiosum infection on a congenital intermediate melanocytic naevus
  1. Iria Neri1,
  2. Michela Magnano1,
  3. Riccardo Balestri1,
  4. Katharina Kleinschmidt2,
  5. Annalisa Patrizi1
  1. 1 Division of Dermatology, Department of Specialised, Experimental and Diagnostic Medicine, University of Bologna, S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
  2. 2 Pediatric Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Dr Michela Magnano, Division of Dermatology, Department of Specialised, Experimental and Diagnostic Medicine, University of Bologna, S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, via Massarenti 1, Bologna 40138, Italy; michela.magnano{at}gmail.com

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A 2-year-old girl presented with a 3-month history of several small painless papules, growing on the surface of an abdominal congenital melanocytic naevus (MN).

Her mother noted that the lesions were significantly increasing in number and size. There was no history of trauma and her medical and family histories were unremarkable.

Physical examination revealed multiple skin-coloured, translucent, glossy, …

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