giant condyloma

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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.
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gi·ant con·dy·lo·ma

a large type of condyloma acuminatum found in the anus, vulva, or preputial sac of the penis of middle-aged, uncircumcised men; it tends to extend deeply and recur.
See also: verrucous carcinoma.
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gi·ant con·dy·lo·ma

(jī'ănt kon'di-lō'mă)
A large type of condyloma acuminatum found in the anus, vulva, or preputial sac of the penis of middle-aged, uncircumcised men; it tends to extend deeply and recur.
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Abraham, Polish-born German dermatologist, 1868-1943.
Buschke disease - obsolete eponym for cryptococcosis. Synonym(s): scleredema adultorum
Buschke-Löwenstein tumor - a large type of condyloma acuminatum found in the genitals. Synonym(s): giant condyloma
Buschke-Ollendorf syndrome - Synonym(s): osteopoikilosis
Busse-Buschke disease - see under Busse
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References in periodicals archive ?
The microscopic features of giant condyloma acuminatum are similar to those of its ordinary counterpart except for its large size and more florid excrescences.
As mentioned above, controversy exists regarding the relationship between verrucous carcinoma and giant condyloma acuminatum.
Clinically, verrucous carcinoma and giant condyloma acuminatum share many common features including large tumor size, verrucous surface, exophytic and endophytic growth, typically slow progression, and virtual lack of metastatic potential.
Park, "Giant anal condyloma (giant condyloma acuminatum of anus) after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation associated with human papillomavirus: a case report," Journal of Medical Case Reports, vol.
Hrgovic, "A surgical approach to giant condyloma (buschke-lowenstein tumour) with underlying superficial vulvar carcinoma: a case report," Oncology Letters, vol.
Marchionni, "Giant condyloma acuminatum or Buschke-Lowenstein tumor: review of the literature and report of three cases treated by CO2 laser surgery.
Typical giant condyloma of Buschke-Lowenstein/verrucous carcinoma is often managed surgically with complete excision being the preferred initial treatment.
Regression of deeply infiltrating giant condyloma (Buschke-Lowenstein tumor) following long-term intralesional interferon alfa therapy.
Despite being a very rare manifestation, giant condyloma acuminatum of the vulva occurs, especially in immunosuppressed patients.
Failing, "Giant condyloma acuminatum (buschke-Lowenstein tumor) of the rectum," American Journal of Clinical Pathology, vol.