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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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Men in treatment for STDs or condyloma, and HIV-infected individuals were excluded from participating in the study.
Imiquimod is an immune response modifier which is widely used for the treatment of condyloma acuminatum.
The histopathological result revealed condyloma acuminata with no evidence of malignancy.
Giant condyloma acuminatum (Buschke-Lowenstein tumor) of the anorectal and perianal regions.
This terminology applies only to HPV-related lesions (usual type) and considers the VIN 1 or condyloma accuminatum to be a low-grade lesion (LSIL), and VIN 2-3 or usual type to be high-grade lesions (HSIL).
The most common STI seen in HIV patients was herpes genitalis followed by condyloma acuminatum--in both males and females (Table 3).
The benign HPV-associated oral lesions, focal epithelial hyperplasia (Heck disease), oral squamous cell papilloma, oral verruca vulgaris (common wart) and oral condyloma acuminatum, are collectively referred to as oral warts.
Condyloma acuminatum is common in the anogenital skin and mucosa.
This study found no link between urethral squamous papilloma and HPV infection, which is in contrast to condyloma accuminata.
Eva Flerweijer of Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, and her colleagues examined Swedish population-based health registries for data on HPV vaccination and first appearance of condyloma (warts) in a cohort of 1,045,165 girls and women aged 10-24 years who were followed up between 2006 and 2010.
However, there is missed opportunity to mention the Gardasil vaccine to help protect against vaginal and vulvar cancers in girls and condyloma in boys when Human Papilloma Viruse (HPV) was discussed.