CONDYLOMA, PERIANAL

By Gary M. White, MD

Perianal Condyloma


Condyloma may affect the perianal area. In adults, sexual transmission is usually the cause. Alternatively, passive transfer from, e.g., the hands, may be the source. Children may develop perianal condyloma innocently, but the consideration of sexual abuse must be entertained.

Clinical

Flesh-colored, pink, red, or brown flat or verrucous papules and plaques about the anus is characteristic.

Treatment

Additional Pictures

Perianal condyloma in a 6-year-old. The issue of sexual abuse of course must be considered.
Perianal Condyloma

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