Verrucous Carcinoma/Giant Condyloma of Buschke and Löwenstein
Verrucous carcinoma and giant condyloma of Buschke and Löwenstein are identical lesions.
Verrucous carcinoma is nowadays assimilated by most authors as giant condyloma described by Buschke and Löwenstein. It is a particular variant of anal and perianal squamous cell carcinoma, characterized by its slow growing, and its tendency to form abscesses and fistulae. It is associated with HPV6 and HPV11 infections.
Anal verrucous carcinoma is a very rare tumor and it is difficult to assess its incidence.
The mean age at presentation is 42 years (16–82 years).
The incidence in males is significantly higher than in females (ratio 3.2:1).
Verrucous carcinoma often occurs in the...