Condylomata acuminata (genital warts)

Authors: F. Rob;  Z. Kružicová;  D. Vaňousová;  J. Hercogová
Authors‘ workplace: Centrum pro HPV, Dermatovenerologická klinika 2. LF UK, FN Motol a Nemocnice Na Bulovce, Praha, přednostka prof. MUDr. J. Hercogová
Published in: Ceska Gynekol 2014; 79(5): 399-406


Infection with human papillomavirus is the most common viral sexually transmitted infection that mainly affects younger sexually active population. Genital warts are one of the most common manifestations of this infection. Although not a life-threatening disease, it is difficult to treat and frequent recurrence can traumatize the patient and influence not only his sexual life. Currently there are many treatment possibilities, but none is 100% efficient. Because of the wide range of character manifestation and their different localization is necessary to approach each patient individually. Therefore, there is a major weapon against this disease prevention, a safe sexual behavior and a new vaccination.

condylomata acuminata, HPV infection, diagnostics, prevention, treatment


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