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Radiation-induced total regression of a highly recurrent giant perianal condyloma

Authors
  • Sobrado, Carlos Walter1
  • Mester, Marcelo2
  • Nadalin, Wladimir3
  • Nahas, Sérgio Carlos1
  • Bocchini, Sylvio Figueiredo1
  • Habr-Gama, Angelita1
  • 1 Hospital das Clínicas, Colorectal Unit, Brazil
  • 2 Gastrointestinal Surgery, São Paulo, Brazil , São Paulo
  • 3 University of São Paulo Medical School, Department of Radiation Oncology, São Paulo, Brazil , São Paulo
Type
Published Article
Journal
Diseases of the Colon & Rectum
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2000
Volume
43
Issue
2
Pages
257–260
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/BF02236991
Source
Springer Nature
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Abstract

We report a case of a highly recurrent giant perianal condyloma, or Buschke-Lowenstein tumor, which was successfully treated by telecobalt therapy. We conclude that radiation therapy is an optional treatment modality for the management of giant perianal condylomata in selected cases.

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