Case Report: Successful Treatment of Giant Condyloma Acuminata with Intralesional Injection of Purified Protein Derivative

Saud Alhashmi1, *, Ahmed Sadek2
1 Department of Dermatology, Armed Forces Hospital, Muscat, Oman
2 Cairo Hospital for Dermatology & Venereology (Al-Haud Al-Marsoud), Cairo, Egypt

© 2021 Alhashmi and Sadek.

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Condyloma acuminata can be treated with different modalities, including topical and destructive procedures. However, treatment of large recalcitrant lesions tends to be difficult with the risk of pain, scarring and recurrence. Here we report a case of a large foul-smelling condyloma acuminata, treated successfully with intralesional purified protein derivative (PPD) injections.

Keywords: Warts, Condyloma acuminata, Immunotherapy, PPD, Lesions, Urethral discharge.