condylomata acuminata


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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.

condylomata acuminata

Soft, pinkish, cauliflower-like warts on the genitals caused by papovaviruses-the same viruses that cause other kinds of warts—and spread by sexual intercourse.

Condylomata acuminata

Another name for genital warts.
Mentioned in: Genital Warts
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Detection of specific HPV subtypes responsible for the pathogenesis of condylomata acuminata. Virol J.
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.
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.
Most of the effect was on condylomata acuminata, the focus of the proposed indication: The vaccine was 89% effective in preventing condylomata acuminata.
(37) A study of estimated direct medical costs per complete clearance associated with different treatment options for condylomata acuminata demonstrated, surprisingly, that surgical options such as excision, electrodessication, loop electrosurgical excision, and laser surgery were low-cost options.
HIV-1 infection and risk of vulvovaginal and perianal condylomata acuminata and intraepithelial neoplasia: a prospective cohort study.
Genital warts (also called venereal warts or condylomata acuminata) are caused by human papillomavirus, a virus related to the virus that causes common skin warts.
These warts, called condylomata acuminata, often appear as raised, dense whitish to purple lesions which may be single or multiple, scattered to clustered.
Out of the 51 STI patients studied, 21 patients were diagnosed as genital herpes and the rest 30 patients had 'other STIs' which consisted of 14 cases of latent syphilis, of unknown duration, 9 cases of condylomata acuminata, 1 case of chancroid and 2 cases of mixed STIs.