flat condyloma


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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.

flat con·dy·lo·ma

1. Synonym(s): condyloma latum
2. a condyloma of the uterine cervix or other site caused by human papillomavirus infection and characterized histologically by koilocytosis without papillomatosis.

flat con·dy·lo·ma

(flat kon-di-lō'mă)
1. Synonym(s): condyloma latum.
2. A condyloma of the uterine cervix or other site caused by human papillomavirus infection and characterized histologically by koilocytosis without papillomatosis.
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The histology of flat condylomas shows acanthotic epithelium with mildly attenuated rete pegs, dyskeratosis, and koilocytotic atypia in superficial cells.
He advised caution about the diagnosis of VAIN-1, "A lot of us are trying not to make low-grade diagnoses of VIN or VAIN," and instead, "classify the majority of these lesions as flat condylomas, because the natural history of these low-grade lesions is not really well characterized," Dr.
The so-called low grade cervical lesions, that is CIN 1 and flat condyloma (soft, wartlike growths), also carry HPV sequences, however, many of the types identified have been the "low risk" viruses, most commonly 6 and 11 (Kurman, 1994; Lungu et al.