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European Journal of Dermatology

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Management of anogenital warts (condylomata acuminata) Volume 11, numéro 6, November - December 2001

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Department of Dermatovenerology, Karolinska Hospital, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Page(s) : 598-604
  • Année de parution : 2001

Epidemiology and pathogenesis * Acquisition rates correlate with the number of lifetime sexual partners, being > 50% in people with > 5 partners, and being inversely correlated with condom use. * Incubation time is highly variable, from an average of 2-3 months to 6-18 months or more. * Condylomas represent the "tip of the iceberg", afflicting 0.5-1% of the general population. Warts tend to develop in areas submitted to friction [...]