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The problem of differential diagnosis arises frequently between condylomata acuminata and comparable lesions of other diseases, especially condylomata lata. A patient treated recently in the Cincinnati General Hospital presented condylomata acuminata and condylomata lata simultaneously.
REPORT OF CASE
R. S., a 21 year old Negro, was referred to the Cincinnati General Hospital Venereal Disease Clinic because of a positive serological reaction for syphilis and perianal lesions, some of six months' duration and some of 10 days' duration. He had received no previous treatment of any sort. There was a history of pederasty. Physical examination revealed several perianal lesions which in spite of a superficial similarity could be divided into two general groups. One type was verrucous with distinct pedicles (fig. 1 A), and the other was papular with the flat eroded surfaces characteristic of condylomata lata (fig. 1L). A tongue blade could be inserted beneath the edges of the
DEXTER HT, ROCKWELL EM. SIMULTANEOUS CONDYLOMATA ACUMINATA AND CONDYLOMATA LATAReport of a Case. AMA Arch Derm Syphilol. 1951;64(2):205–207. doi:10.1001/archderm.1951.01570080089016
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