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Buschke-Löwenstein tumour

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Giant chondyloma - a large warty tumor - of the genital region with expansive, destructive growth.

Description

The Buschke-Loewenstein tumour is a rare variety of squamous cell carcinoma. A large warty tumor of the genital region with expansive, destructive growth. It originates in the preputial sac and penetrates deeply into the penile ubstance, destroying the corpora cavernosa and forming urethrocutaneous fistulae and ulcers.

Bibliography

  • A. Buschke, L. Löwenstein:
    Über carcinomähnliche Condylomata acuminata des Penis.
    Berliner klinische Wochenschrift, 1925, 4: 1726-1728. Über carcinomähnliche Condylomata acuminata des Penis.
    Archiv für Dermatologie und Syphilis, Berlin, XXXX 163: 30-461.
  • L. Loewenstein:
    Carcinoma-like condylomata acuminata of the penis.
    Medical Clinics of North America, Philadelphia, 1939, 23: 789-795.

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