A 28-year-old lady has asymptomatic dome shaped small lesions on forehead for last 2 months. She has a 2-year- old daughter with similar lesions. What is the causative agent of the lesi -1?
C. Herpes virus
D. Coxsackie virus
Ans: B. Poxvirus
(Ref Neena Khanna 4/e p274)
- The lesions in the given picture on the forehead are pearly white papules, with a history of transmission to daughter, most likely to be Molluscum contagiosum, which is caused by the poxvirus.