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condyloma

 [kon″dĭ-lo´mah] (pl. condylo´mata) (L.)
an elevated wartlike lesion of the skin. adj., adj condylo´matous.
condyloma´ta acumina´ta (sing. condylo´ma acumina´tum) Sexually transmitted venereal papillomatous lesions caused by the human papillomavirus. The incubation period is one to three months. The growths are usually pinkish and occur around the cervix, vulva, perineum, anus and anal canal, urethra, and glans penis. They are often treated with weekly applications of podophyllum resin, 10 to 25 per cent in tincture of benzoin or by application of trichloroacetic acid. Especially resistant warts or extensive involvement may require electrocautery, cryosurgery, or recombinant interferon alfa-2b or alfa-n3. Called also genital or venereal warts. (See Atlas 2, Part H.)
flat condyloma condyloma latum.
giant condyloma Buschke-Löwenstein tumor.
condyloma la´tum a wide, flat, syphilitic condyloma occurring on moist skin, especially around the genitals or anus.

con·dy·lo·ma

, pl.

con·dy·lo·ma·ta

(kon'di-lō'mă, -mah'tă),
A wartlike excrescence at the anus or vulva, or on the glans penis.
[G. kondylōma, a knob]

condyloma

/con·dy·lo·ma/ (kon″dĭ-lo´mah) pl. condylo´mata   an elevated lesion of the skin.condylo´matous
condyloma acumina´tum  pl. condylo´mata acumina´ta   a papilloma with a central core connective tissue in a treelike structure covered with epithelium, of viral (human papillomavirus) origin, and usually occurring on the mucous membrane or skin of the external genitals or in the perianal region.
flat condyloma  condyloma latum.
giant condyloma  Buschke-Löwenstein tumor.
condyloma la´tum  a broad, flat syphilitic condyloma on the folds of moist skin, especially about the genitals and anus.

condyloma

(kŏn′dl-ō′mə)
n. pl. condylo·mas or condylo·mata (-mə-tə)
A wartlike growth on the skin or mucous membrane, usually in the area of the anus or the external genital organs.

con′dy·lo′ma·tous (-mə-təs) adj.

condyloma

[kon′dilō′mə] pl. condylomas, condylomata
Etymology: Gk, kondyloma, a knob

con·dy·lo·ma

, pl. condylomata (kon-di-lō'mă, -lō'mă-tă)
A wartlike excrescence on the skin of the genitals, perineum, or anus, usually sexually transmitted.
[G. kondylōma, a knob]

condyloma

(kon?di-lo'ma) ('ma-ta) plural.condylomasplural.condylomata [Gr. kondyloma, wart]
A wart, found on the genitals or near the anus, with a textured surface that may resemble coral, cauliflower, or cobblestone. condylomatous ('mat-us), adjective
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CONDYLOMA (PERIANAL WARTS)

condyloma acuminatum

A wart, typically found on the genitals, the perineum, the anus, or the mucosal surfaces of the vagina or mouth, usually spread by sexual contact. It is caused by various types of human papilloma virus and may be spread by physical contact with an area containing a wart. The spread of a wart from one labium to the other by autoinoculation is possible. The virus that causes the wart is usually transmitted sexually. Synonym: genital wart

Treatment

Topically applied liquid nitrogen, imiquimod cream, fluorouracil, or podophyllin may prove effective; multiple treatments are usually needed, including occasionally surgery, electrosurgery, or laser ablation. Extremely large lesions (Buschke-Lowenstein tumor) may need radical excision.

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condyloma latum

A mucous patch, characteristic of syphilis, most often on the vulva or anus. It is flat, coated with gray exudate and has a delimited area.
Synonym: moist papule

condyloma

an elevated wartlike lesion of the skin.

condyloma acuminatum
a small, pointed papilloma of viral origin.
canine condyloma
see canine transmissible venereal tumor.