A Giant Anorectal Condyloma Is Not Synonym of Malignancy
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Anorectal giant condyloma acuminatum (GCA) or Buschke and Loewenstein tumor is a very rare sexually transmitted condition caused by Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection which prevalence is around 0.1% among sexually active adults [1, 2]. GCA is a condition that has not been very well documented. All the literature we dispose of is based on case reviews and case reports. GCA was frequently described as a tumor because of its clinical aggressivity, contrasting with histological benignity . It is also known for its high recurrence rate which is around 66% [4, 5] and its potential for malignant transformation (56%) . The consequence of these features is the variability of treatment ranging from non-surgical treatment to mutilating surgery . The purpose of this work is to present a case.
A 30-year-old heterosexual male presented to our department with a large perianal tumor. We have no precise knowledge regarding the time span it took the lesion to...
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