Buschke Lowenstein Tumor

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Buschke Lowenstein Tumor

Buschke Lowenstein tumor is a tumor that most commonly occurs near the penis or anus.  This tumor often looks like a large genital wart; it tends to grow slowly, but can sometimes grow very large and spread into surrounding tissues.  These tumors rarely spread to other parts of the body.   Treatment of these tumors begins with removal by surgery.  Chemotherapy and radiation therapy have also been shown to be effective treatments for this tumor type.
 

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The terms "Buschke Lowenstein Tumor" returned 5 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Buschke-Löwenstein tumor with squamous cell carcinoma treated with chemo-radiation therapy and local surgical excision: report of three cases.
 

Author(s): Marileda Indinnimeo, Alessio Impagnatiello, Gabriella D'Ettorre, Gloria Bernardi, Cosima Maria Moschella, Paolo Gozzo, Antonio Ciardi, Caterina Bangrazi, Francesca De Felice, Daniela Musio, Vincenzo Tombolini

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Treatment of anorectal Buschke-Löwenstein tumor (BLT) with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) transformation is not univocal given the rarity of the disease. BLT is characterized by its large size and tendency to infiltrate into underlying tissues. Malignant transformation can occur and ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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[Buschke-Löwenstein tumor].
 

Author(s): Fadwa El Amrani, Badredine Hassam

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Last Updated: 29 May 2013

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Buschke-Lowenstein Tumor.
 

Author(s): Ana Rita Pinto, Luís Guedes-Martins, Cláudia Marques, José Manuel Cabral

Journal: Acta Med Port. ;25(5):345-7.

 

Giant condyloma acuminatum belongs to a spectrum of diseases with malignant degeneration. Clinically, it presents as exophytic, fungating masses, sometimes with a cauliflower-like morphology.

Last Updated: 5 Dec 2012

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