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
CONDYLOMA (PERIANAL WARTS)
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
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.
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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