genital warts

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genital warts:

see human papillomavirushuman papillomavirus
(HPV), any of a family of more than 100 viruses that cause various growths, including plantar warts and genital warts, a sexually transmitted disease. Genital warts, sometimes called condylomata acuminata, are soft and often occur in clusters.
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The aim of this study was to examine the influence of genital warts on the quality of life of infected women and their psychological state by using standardized instruments for measuring the quality of life.
Moreover, some cases of genital warts might be associated with dysplasia or carry the risk of future transformation into intraepithelial carcinomas (12), and it should be noted that BuschkeLowenstein tumors, with invasive growth, recurrence, and possible malignant transformation, are always preceded by condyloma acuminatum (13).
Genital HPV infections are transmitted primarily through sexual contact.3 Most genital warts develop 1 to 8 months (average 3 months) after infection.
Assessment of psychosocial impact of genital warts among patients in Singapore.
- It is estimated that up to 65% of people who have sex with a person who has genital warts will become infected and transmit the disease to others.
Although they can be lobulated, they do not have the classic digitate projections that are characteristic of genital warts. A nonpruritic, symmetric, "raw ham"-colored papular eruption on a patient's trunk, palms, and soles is also characteristic of secondary syphilis.
"Although reductions in genital warts are an important early marker of vaccine effectiveness, reductions in cervical dysplasia and cancers are far more important vaccine-related outcomes," Dr.
Conclusion: ALA-PDT can treat genital warts safely with high cure rate and low recurrence rate, particularly working for those of males at the urethral orifice.
[2] Another study by Bhushan et al showed gonorrhoea (16.9%), genital wart (12.4%), chancroid (12.2%), genital herpes (11.4%) and syphilis (10.4%).
Genital warts can manifest themselves as solitary or clustered lesion that may be flat, like a dome, keratotic, cauliflower, or pedunculated in shape and white, pink, purple, red, or brown in colour [7-9].
Genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is the most common sexually transmitted viral disease in the world [1,2] HPV infection of the genital epithelium is associated with a range of diseases, including genital warts and cancers of the cervix, vagina, vulva, anus and penis and their precursors.