bowenoid papulosis


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bow·en·oid pa·pu·lo·sis

a clinically benign form of intraepithelial neoplasia that microscopically resembles Bowen disease or carcinoma in situ, occurring in young people of both sexes on the genital or perianal skin usually as multiple well-demarcated pigmented warty papules.

bowenoid papulosis

A lesion of the anus characterised by multiple pigmented papules, most commonly on the penis, vulva and genitalia of young adults (younger than Bowen’s disease). While it is clinically benign, the finding of HPV-16, an HPV associated with dysplasia and intraepithelial neoplasia, makes it part of the spectrum of premalignant lesions.

bow·en·oid pap·u·lo·sis

(bō'ĕn-oyd pap'yū-lō'sis)
Condition associated with variant ofthe human papillomavirus; characterized by pigmented papules in the anal/genital area that are typically benign.

Bowen,

John T., U.S. dermatologist, 1857-1941.
Bowen disease - a form of intraepidermal carcinoma. Synonym(s): Bowen precancerous dermatosis
bowenoid cells - cells characteristic of Bowen disease.
bowenoid papulosis - a clinically benign form of intraepithelial neoplasia that microscopically resembles Bowen disease or carcinoma in situ, occurring in young individuals of both sexes on the genital or perianal skin usually as multiple well-demarcated pigmented warty papules.
Bowen precancerous dermatosis - Synonym(s): Bowen disease
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Bowenoid papulosis (see Figure 10): The clinical morphology of Bowenoid papulosis consists of small cutaneous papules that have high-grade histomorphology indistinguishable from -IN 3.