Buschke-Loewenstein tumor


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An HPV-induced proliferation of the squamous epithelium of the perineum regarded by some as a verrucous (very well-differentiated squamous cell) carcinoma
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Büschke-Loewenstein tumor

Giant condyloma acuminatum A verrucous carcinoma of the ♀ anogenital region Treatment Early lesions require radical local excision, while recurrent or metastasizing lesions require abdominoperineal resection
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Buschke-Loewenstein tumor

A giant condyloma acuminatum, typically found on the genitals or anus, caused by infection with papilloma virus. In men, it is almost always found under the foreskin (it is rarely reported in circumcised men). It may transform into a verrucous carcinoma and cause deep local tissue invasion.
See also: tumor
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