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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

, pl.

con·dy·lo·ma·ta

(kon'di-lō'mă, -mah'tă),
A wartlike excrescence at the anus or vulva, or on the glans penis.
[G. kondylōma, a knob]

condyloma

(kŏn′dl-ō′mə)
n. pl. condylo·mas or condylo·mata (-mə-tə)
A wartlike growth on the skin or mucous membrane, usually in the area of the anus or the external genital organs.

con′dy·lo′ma·tous (-mə-təs) adj.

con·dy·lo·ma

, pl. condylomata (kon-di-lō'mă, -lō'mă-tă)
A wartlike excrescence on the skin of the genitals, perineum, or anus, usually sexually transmitted.
[G. kondylōma, a knob]

condyloma

(kon?di-lo'ma) ('ma-ta) plural.condylomasplural.condylomata [Gr. kondyloma, wart]
A wart, found on the genitals or near the anus, with a textured surface that may resemble coral, cauliflower, or cobblestone. condylomatous ('mat-us), adjective
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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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condyloma latum

A mucous patch, characteristic of syphilis, most often on the vulva or anus. It is flat, coated with gray exudate and has a delimited area.
Synonym: moist papule
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While physicians may confuse condylomata lata with genital warts, diffuse skin rashes and constitutional symptoms are not usually seen with genital warts.
Recurrence of condylomata acuminata of the urethra after conventional and fluorescence-controlled Nd: YAG laser treatment.
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Genital Warts (Condylomata Acuminata), complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
Loewenstein, "Uber carcinomahnliche condylomata acuminata des penis," Klinische Wochenschrift, vol.
26 January 2012 - US Hemispherx Biopharma Inc (AMEX:HEB) said Thursday that the agency in charge of the regulation of drugs, foods and medical technology in Argentina had given the thumbs-up to the sale and distribution of the company's Alferon N Injection for the treatment of refractory or recurring external condylomata acuminate (genital warts).
Fre- quency and distribution of papillomavirus structural antigens in verrucae, multiple papillomas, and condylomata of the oral cavity.
These were defined as condylomata acuminata (external genital warts); penile, perianal, or perineal intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN); or penile, perianal, or perineal cancer.
Anal disorders in HIV-positive patients (most often found in combination) Disorder Average incidence (%) Proctitis/skin involvement 40 Condylomata acuminata 43 Fissure-in-ano 30 Anal ulcer 29 Haemorrhoids 15 Chlamydia/gonorrhoea 2 Kaposi's sarcoma 2 Squamous cell carcinoma 1 Condyloma acuminatum (human papilloma-virus) is the most common finding (40-50%) in many series, followed by peri-anal ulcers (32%), fistula-in-ano (30%), anal fissures (30%), sepsis and abscesses, complicated haemorrhoids and proctocolitis.
The vaccine was 89% effective in preventing condylomata acuminata, the focus of the proposed indication.
Most of the effect was on condylomata acuminata, the focus of the proposed indication: The vaccine was 89% effective in preventing condylomata acuminata.