Anogenital condylomata acuminata are the most frequent clinical manifestation of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. Association between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and HPV infections is frequent (range: 26-60% in males). Topical cidofovir (a nucleotide analogue antiviral drug active against a broad range of DNA viruses) is a potential treatment for anogenital warts in immunocompromised patients. We treated three HIV-infected patients with HPV perianal condylomas with topical 1% cidofovir in flexible collodion once a day for 2 weeks. The treatment resulted in complete clearance of the HPV lesions. The patients experienced mild transient erythema without any other side-effects. None of the patients relapsed during the 10-14-month follow-up period.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology|
|Publication status||Published - 2001|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Infectious Diseases