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May 2010

Condylomata of the Pannus in 3 Obese Patients: A New Location for a Common Disease

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery (Drs Staples, Henderson, and Krejci-Manwaring) and Department of Pathology (Dr Fernandez), University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio; and Department of Pathology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire (Dr Tsongalis).

Arch Dermatol. 2010;146(5):572-574. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2010.74

Condylomata acuminata are cauliflower-like lesions involving the anogenital region and are usually considered sexually transmitted. They are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) genus, most commonly types 6 and 11.1 There are rare reports of cutaneous nongenital lesions.2,3 We present herein 3 cases of obese patients with condylomata acuminata on the abdominal pannus fold.

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