Thursday, July 19, 2012

Ick


A family medicine doctor refers this 50 year old woman to your surgical practice for evaluation. Application of 5% acetic acid solution turns the lesions white.

Challenge: This is caused by a double stranded DNA virus. What's your diagnosis?

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4 comments:

Jimmy said...

Condyloma Acuminata

tree said...

condyloma!

Anonymous said...

VPH

Craig Chen said...

yes you are all right! condyloma, from HPV (or VPH)....i'm impressed you identified the body part from that picture
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Ick

This is anogenital warts or condylomata acuminata, caused by the human papilloma virus.

Source: UpToDate.