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

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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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Correspondence to Carlos Walter Sobrado M.D..

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Sobrado, C.W., Mester, M., Nadalin, W. et al. Radiation-induced total regression of a highly recurrent giant perianal condyloma. Dis Colon Rectum 43, 257–260 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02236991

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Key words

  • Radiation
  • Regression
  • Condyloma acuminatum
  • Buschke-Löwenstein tumor