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in man, a limited inflammatory papillate out-growth of the skin and mucosa.

Condylomas usually arise in places subject to constant friction and irritation. A distinction is made between flat condylomas, mushroomlike growths resting on a broad base that are generally a manifestation of secondary syphilis or yaws, and acuminate condylomas, which are caused by a virus, have a lobular structure, and rest on a thin pedicle.

Condylomas develop, as a rule, in slovenly persons on genitalia that have been moistened by excretions and irritated, in the intergluteal and inguinal folds, and less commonly, in the arm-pits and in the corners of the mouth. The surface of a condyloma may become ulcerated. Condylomas do not disappear spontaneously. They can be treated by eliminating the primary pathological process (treating the syphilis, gonorrhea, yaws, or intertrigo) or by electrocoagulation or curettage.

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Condyloma acuminatum is caused by HPV that is usually transmitted through sexual or skin-to-skin contact.
Giant condyloma with demise secondary to meningococcemia in an infant boy.
While IFN-[alpha], IFN-[beta] and IFN-[gamma] have all been tested against condyloma acuminata, most information is available on IFN-[alpha] which appears efficacious via a number of routes of administration, schedules and dosages with an acceptable safety profile.
The most common new infection/reinfection was chlamydia, followed by trichomoniasis, gonorrhea, condyloma, herpes, and lice.
Nevertheless, current drug therapies have limited success in eradicating the condylomas, and new drugs are under development.
The HPV infection, usually manifested by the development of condyloma (warts) primarily of the external genitalia, cervix or male urethra, is easily treated in both men and women.
Lack of efficacy in treating condyloma acuminata and preventing recurrences with the recombinant quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine in a case series of immunocompetent patients.
1,15,16] Clinically, the differential diagnosis includes condyloma acuminatum, giant condylomas (called Buschke-Lowenstein tumors), verrucous carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, urethral carcinoma and angiomyxoma.
Historically, these processes have been termed low-grade lesions, grade 1 intraepithelial neoplasia, mild dysplasia, or, in the appropriate architectural background, condyloma.
A case report of condyloma acuminatum of urethral meatus in a boy.
Several other terms associated with tumours, but with little reference to the breast, included struma, melicerides, condyloma and occalescit.
In secondary syphilis, mucous patches (as long as not oral) and condyloma lata (found in moist areas between body folds) are appropriate specimens for darkfield microscopy.