condylomata acuminata

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 [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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Recurrence of condylomata acuminata of the urethra after conventional and fluorescence-controlled Nd: YAG laser treatment.
The prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among transgender persons was low in our study, with condylomata acuminata being the most common, followed by HIV, genital scabies, herpes genitalis and Reiter's disease.
Condylomata acuminata (genital warts): patient demographics and treating physicians.
These warts, called condylomata acuminata, often appear as raised, dense whitish to purple lesions which may be single or multiple, scattered to clustered.
In addition to in situ hybridization methods (20-22), several conventional broad-spectrum polymerase chain reactions (PCR)--which enable detection and differentiation of HPV types that are etiologically associated with condylomata acuminata and verrucae vulgares by subsequent laborious and time-consuming typing of PCR products using agarose gel electrophoresis, hybridization on strips/microtiter wells, and direct Sanger sequencing--have been described previously (23-31).
In addition, there have been reports of condylomata acuminata lesions in children caused by the same HPV genotypes as found in the AGW of their mothers (14).
HPV type 16 has been closely associated with cervical carcinoma, and with some cases of condylomata acuminata and bowenoid papulosis.
Condylomata acuminata in vagina and cervix often reveal a flat growth pattern, which was previously diagnosed as mild dysplasia.
Topical cidofovir is being studied in clinical trials in AIDS patients with condylomata acuminata, acyclovirresistant herpes simplex, and molluscum contagiosum.
Treatment of vaginal condylomata acuminata by weekly topical application of 5-fluorouracil.