Condylomata acuminata refers to genital warts.
WHAT CAUSES IT?
It is believed that these warts are caused by infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV)
WHAT MAKES US SUSPECT IT?
HPV infection (especially HPV6 & HPV11 which are lower risk strains for malignancy)
- Genital lesions
- Multiple pink/skin colored lesions
- Lesions can range from smooth, flattened papules, to exophytic/cauliflower-like growths.
Diagnosis typically made by characteristic appearance of the lessons.
HOW DO WE TREAT IT?
- Podophylin resin
- Trichloroacetic acid
- Laser therapy
HOW CAN WE PREVENT IT?
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