We report a case of vertically transmitted molluscum contagiosum viral infection in which the maternal infection was clinically documented before vaginal delivery. The aim of this report is to make practitioners aware that molluscum infections in neonates are likely vertically transmitted.
Vertically Transmitted Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE:The authors have indicated they have no financial relationships relevant to this article to disclose.
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Janiene D. Luke, Nanette B. Silverberg; Vertically Transmitted Molluscum Contagiosum Infection. Pediatrics February 2010; 125 (2): e423–e425. 10.1542/peds.2009-2774
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