condyloma acuminatum


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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 a·cu·mi·na·'tum

a contagious projecting warty growth on the external genitals or at the anus, consisting of fibrous overgrowths covered by thickened epithelium showing koilocytosis, due to sexual contact with infection by human papillomavirus; it is usually benign, although malignant change has been reported, associated with particular types of the virus.

condyloma acuminatum

(ə-kyo͞o′mə-nā′təm)
n. pl. condylomata acuminata (-nā′tə)

condyloma acuminatum

Genital warts, venereal warts, verruca acuminata STD A sexually-transmitted HPV-induced papilloma on the external urogenital ♂ or ♀ epithelium Management Cryotherapy, surgical excision, IFN-α-2a Prognosis Usually benign; ↑ risk of cervical cancer

con·dy·lo·ma a·cu·mi·na·tum

(kon-di-lō'mă ă-kū-mi-nā'tŭm)
A warty growth on the external genitals or at the anus, consisting of fibrous overgrowths covered by thickened epithelium showing koilocytosis, due to sexually transmitted infection with human papillomavirus; malignant change is associated with particular types of the virus.
Synonym(s): genital wart, venereal wart.
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CONDYLOMA (PERIANAL WARTS)

condyloma acuminatum

A wart, typically found on the genitals, the perineum, the anus, or the mucosal surfaces of the vagina or mouth, usually spread by sexual contact. It is caused by various types of human papilloma virus and may be spread by physical contact with an area containing a wart. The spread of a wart from one labium to the other by autoinoculation is possible. The virus that causes the wart is usually transmitted sexually. Synonym: genital wart

Treatment

Topically applied liquid nitrogen, imiquimod cream, fluorouracil, or podophyllin may prove effective; multiple treatments are usually needed, including occasionally surgery, electrosurgery, or laser ablation. Extremely large lesions (Buschke-Lowenstein tumor) may need radical excision.

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See also: condyloma

con·dy·lo·ma a·cu·mi·na·tum

(kon-di-lō'mă ă-kū-mi-nā'tŭm)
A warty growth on the external genitals or at the anus.
Synonym(s): genital wart, venereal wart.
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Giant condyloma acuminatum is a large, fungating, and locally destructive form of condyloma acuminatum.
Demonstration of human papillomavirus DNA in oral condyloma acuminatum. J Oral Pathol 1987; 16 (5): 266-272.
Condyloma acuminatum has been specifically linked to the HPV DNA genotypes 6 and 11; more than 75% of patients with oral condyloma are positive for HPV DNA.
Marchionni, "Giant condyloma acuminatum or Buschke-Lowenstein tumor: review of the literature and report of three cases treated by CO2 laser surgery.
This type of 'genital wart' is known as condyloma acuminatum and is most often caused by HPV-6 or HPV-11 and can cause low-grade changes in the cells of the cervix.
Among the 21 patients with abnormal anuscopy, 10 (47.6%) presented low-grade anal lesions, demonstrated by flat acetowhite epithelium, negative iodine or with partial capitation of iodine at the anal squamous-columnar junction, associated or not with a fine mosaic, fine punctuation, micropapillae and concurrent endoanal and perianal condyloma acuminatum. Only one patient (4.8%) presented micropapillae at the anal squamous-columnar junction without acetowhite epithelium.
HOUSTON -- Although most pediatric vaginal infections require treatment, asymptomatic condyloma acuminatum and molluscum contagiosum are exceptions, according to Dr.
Giant condyloma acuminatum of the anorectum (BuschkeLowenstein tumor): a case report of conservative surgery.
The currently available vaccine, Gardasil, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in June 2006 for females aged 9-26 years to prevent conditions caused by HPV types 6, 11, 16, and 18, the HPV types covered in the vaccine (cervical cancer, condyloma acuminatum, cervical adenocarcinoma in situ, vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia grades 2 and 3, vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia grades 2 and 3, and CIN grades 1, 2, and 3).
The recombinant vaccine, which is being marketed as Gardasil, is approved for the prevention of the following conditions caused by HPV types 6, 11, 16, and 18: cervical cancer, condyloma acuminatum, cervical adenocarcinoma in situ, vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia grades 2 and 3, vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia grades 2 and 3, and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) grades 1, 2, and 3.