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 [...]