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treatment modalities for genital warts

Imiquimod 5% cream (Grade A). Imiquimod (imidazoquinolinamine) 5% cream is a patient-applied topical immunomodulatory agent, which first received its indication for the treatment of external CA in 1997. It has since been used in the treatment of a variety of skin conditions, including basal cell carcinomas and actinic keratoses. Although its precise mechanism of action remains …

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Treatment modalities for genital warts

Podophyllotoxin 0.05% solution or gel and 0.15% cream (Grade A). Podophyllotoxin is a purified extract of the podophyllum plant, which binds to cellular microtubules, inhibits mitotic division, and induces necrosis of warts that is maximal 3 to 5 days after administration. Shallow erosions occur as the lesions necrotize and heal within a few days. This treatment …

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Complications of Untreated HPV Infection

Both low-risk (subtypes 6 and 11) and high-risk (subtypes 16 and 18) HPV subtypes have also been associated with the very low-grade, well-differentiated squamous cell carcinoma known as verrucous carcinoma (VC). Verrucous carcinoma is divided into clinico-pathological types based on the anatomic area of involvement: oral florid papillomatosis (oral cavity), giant condyloma of Buschke and Löwenstein …

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Hpv : what you should know .. what are genetal warts ?

Genital warts are the most recognized sign of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. HPV types 6 and 11 are usually associated with genital warts. Other HPV types that affect the anogenital region (i.e., types 16, 18, 31, 33, and 35) are associated with cervical neoplasia. Genital warts are usually flat, papular, or pedunculated growths on …

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