Modern Management of External Genital Warts

@article{Mayeaux2008ModernMO,
  title={Modern Management of External Genital Warts},
  author={Edward John Mayeaux and Charles J Dunton},
  journal={Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease},
  year={2008},
  volume={12},
  pages={185-192}
}
External genital warts are a significant health problem particularly for young adults. This review summarizes the current literature on epidemiology, transmission, diagnosis, and treatment. Efficacy of all treatments is less than optimal, and multiple therapies may be necessary for complete resolution. Data on a new patient-applied therapy are presented. New vaccine therapy for prevention of infection should reduce the incidence of disease. 

Genital warts treatment: Beyond imiquimod

This work summarises recent literature in this area and proposes combining imiquimod with other therapies to increase the efficacy of imiquIMod.

Genital Condyloma (HPV Infection)

The epidemiology, clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, treatment, and prevention by HPV vaccine are presented.

Management of external genital warts.

Genital warts affect 1% of the sexually active U.S. population and are commonly seen in primary care, and the quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine is active against virus subtypes that cause genital warts in men and women.

New approach to managing genital warts.

The new treatments of external genital warts can reduce the pain of treatment and the number of office visits, and other treatment methods are still useful in certain situations.

Cutaneous infections and infestations: new therapies.

New therapies, including those still in development, such as novel drugs and vaccines, all of which should help to decrease the frequency and severity of common infectious diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissues are highlighted.

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Intralesional Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine for Genital Warts

Two cases in Omani males who presented to the Dermatology Department at Barka Polyclinic with recalcitrant genital warts that resolved completely with intralesional injection of the MMR vaccine are reported.

Imiquimod for anogenital warts in non-immunocompromised adults.

The imiquimod could offer the advantages of patient-applied therapies without incurring the limitations of provider-administered treatments and be superior to placebo in achieving complete and partial regression.

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