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Anus and perianal area


Verrucous carcinoma

Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 April 2013, last major update April 2005
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● Related or identical to giant condyloma acuminatum of Buschke-Loewenstein
● Considered intermediate between condyloma and squamous cell carcinoma

Gross description

● Polypoid, resembles a condyloma but is larger

Micro description

● Very well differentiated squamous epithelium with minimal atypia and pushing borders that invade stroma
● Similar to tumor of lower female genital tract and other sites

End of Anus and perianal area > Carcinoma > Verrucous carcinoma

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