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Lasers in Medical Science

, Volume 3, Issue 1–4, pp 119–121 | Cite as

Treatment of condylomata acuminata with the Nd-YAG laser

  • M. Lowy
  • D. Geeraerts
  • R. van Velthoven
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Abstract

Condyloma acuminatum is a sexually transmitted lesion which is difficult to control since it recurs frequently after conventional treatment. In this study we used a neodymium-yttrium aluminium garnet (Nd-YAG) laser to vaporize extensive and/or recurrent condylomata in 20 patients. Sixteen patients (80%) were cured and remained free of disease after follow-up from ten to 33 months.

Keywords

Human Papilloma Virus Laser Therapy Condyloma Acuminatum Carbon Dioxide Laser Condyloma Acuminata 
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© Baillière Tindall 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Lowy
    • 1
  • D. Geeraerts
    • 1
  • R. van Velthoven
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Dermatology, Free University of BrusselsBrugmann HospitalBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Department of Urology, Free University of BrusselsBrugmann HospitalBrusselsBelgium

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