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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.
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.