Preputial ectopic sebaceous glands mimicking molluscum contagiosum

R. Piccinno, C. F. Carrel, S. Menni, W. Brancaleon

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The authors describe a 12-year-old boy with a peculiar presentation of preputial papular lesions similar to molluscum contagiosum. Histopathological investigation revealed the presence of a sebaceous gland opening directly onto the surface and hyperplasia of the epithelium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)344-345
Number of pages2
JournalActa Dermato-Venereologica
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1990


  • Prepuce
  • Puberty

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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