Condyloma Acuminatum (Genital Warts) Questions & Answers

Updated: Oct 22, 2018
  • Author: Delaram Ghadishah, MD; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is condyloma acuminatum?

What is the pathophysiology of condyloma acuminatum?

What is the prevalence of condyloma acuminatum in the US?

What is the global prevalence of condyloma acuminatum?

What is the mortality and morbidity associated with condyloma acuminatum?

What are the sexual predilections of condyloma acuminatum?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of condyloma acuminatum?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of condyloma acuminatum?

Which physical findings are characteristic of condyloma acuminatum?

What causes condyloma acuminatum?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Condyloma Acuminatum (Genital Warts)?

Workup

Which lab studies are performed in the evaluation of condyloma acuminatum?

What is the role of acetowhitening in the diagnosis of condyloma acuminatum?

Which invasive procedures may be used in the evaluation of condyloma acuminatum?

Treatment

What is included in prehospital care for condyloma acuminatum?

What is included in emergency department (ED) care for condyloma acuminatum?

What is the role of cryotherapy in the treatment of condyloma acuminatum?

What is the role of electrodesiccation in the treatment of condyloma acuminatum?

What is the role of surgical intervention in the treatment of condyloma acuminatum?

What is the role of carbon dioxide lasers in the treatment of condyloma acuminatum?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with condyloma acuminatum?

Medications

Which medications are used in the treatment of condyloma acuminatum?

Which medications in the drug class Vaccines are used in the treatment of Condyloma Acuminatum (Genital Warts)?

Which medications in the drug class Interferons are used in the treatment of Condyloma Acuminatum (Genital Warts)?

Which medications in the drug class Miscellaneous topical ointment are used in the treatment of Condyloma Acuminatum (Genital Warts)?

Which medications in the drug class Cytotoxic agents are used in the treatment of Condyloma Acuminatum (Genital Warts)?

Follow-up

What is included in the long-term monitoring of condyloma acuminatum?

When is inpatient care indicated in the treatment of condyloma acuminatum?

What is the role of podofilox in the treatment of condyloma acuminatum?

How is condyloma acuminatum prevented?

What are the possible complications of condyloma acuminatum?

What is the prognosis of condyloma acuminatum?

How should patients be educated about condyloma acuminatum?