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June 1966

Giant Condyloma Acuminatum (Buschke-Loewenstein Tumor)

Author Affiliations


From the US Army Medical Unit, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Fort Detrick, Frederick, Md.

This material has been reviewed by the Office of The Surgeon General, Department of the Army, and there is no objection to its presentation and/or publication. This review does not imply any indorsement of the opinions advanced or any recommendation of such products as may be named.

Arch Dermatol. 1966;93(6):714-717. doi:10.1001/archderm.1966.01600240080014

A typical case of an advanced, untreated giant condyloma acuminatum (Buschke-Loewenstein tumor) is reported. The clinical and pathological features of giant condyloma, simple condyloma, and their relationship to carcinoma are discussed. A review of the diagnostic and therapeutic problems and of the recent literature is included.