Giant condyloma acuminatum of the anorectum: Successful radical surgery with anal reconstruction

Luigi Battaglia, Alberto Vannelli, Filiberto Belli, Mario Rampa, Massimo Milione, Patrizia Gasparini, Ermanno Leo

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Abstract

Buschke-Löwenstein tumor, or giant condyloma acuminatum, is a relatively uncommon lesion of the anus with aggressive local invasive behavior which may present as a large warty tumor of the genital region with expansive and destructive growth. Many sporadic reports have been published suggesting various therapeutic strategies. We report a case of Buschke-Löwenstein tumor treated with conservative surgery followed by reconstructive procedures without a loop colostomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)805-807
Number of pages3
JournalTumori
Volume97
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011

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Keywords

  • Buschke and Löwenstein
  • Conservative surgery
  • Giant condyloma
  • Sphincter-saving procedure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology

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