condyloma latum


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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 la·'tum

a secondary syphilitic eruption of flat-topped papules, occurring in groups covered by a necrotic layer of epithelial detritus, and secreting a seropurulent fluid; they are found at the anus and wherever contiguous folds of skin produce heat and moisture.

condyloma latum

pl. condylomata lata, a flat, moist papular growth that appears in secondary syphilis in the coronal sulcus of the perineum or on the glans penis. See also syphilis.
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Condyloma latum

con·dy·lo·ma la·tum

(kon-di-lō'mă lā'tŭm)
A secondary syphilitic eruption of flat-topped papules, found at the anus and wherever contiguous folds of skin produce heat and moisture.
Synonym(s): flat condyloma (1) .