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n. ( pl.condylomata) a raised wartlike growth. Condylomata acuminata (sing.condyloma acuminatum) are warts caused by human papillomavirus and are found on the vulva, under the foreskin, or on the skin of the anal region. They may be treated with podophyllin, trichloroacetic acid, topical imiquimod, or cryotherapy; patients should be checked for the presence of other sexually transmitted diseases. Condylomata lata (sing.condyloma latum) are flat plaques found in the secondary stage of syphilis, occurring in the anogenital region.

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