Buschke Löwenstein Tumor of the Right Lower Abdominal Wall: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Authors

  • Martin Balog Klinik für Allgemein-und Viszeralchirurgie, Thoraxchirurgie und Proktologie des Klinikums Herford, Schwarzenmoorstrasse 70, 32049 Herford, Germany
  • Ulrich Lang Institut für Pathologie, Klinikum Herford, Schwarzenmoorstrasse 70, 32049 Herford, Germany
  • Günther Winde Klinik für Allgemein-und Viszeralchirurgie, Thoraxchirurgie und Proktologie des Klinikums Herford, Schwarzenmoorstrasse 70, 32049 Herford, Germany

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-7229.2015.04.01.6

Keywords:

Buschke-Löwenstein tumor, Giant condyloma acuminatum, surgical resection, neoadjuvant therapy, squamous cell carcinoma

Abstract

Buschke-Löwenstein tumor (BLT), known as giant condyloma acuminatum (GCA), is a very rare disease that typically appears as a penile lesion but can although appear in the anogenital region, bladder, vulva, scrotum and sacrococcygeal area as well. Despite of its histologically benign signs, a high recurrence rate, invasiveness and destructive growth characterizes this rare disease as clinically malignant. Malignant transformation into verrucous carcinoma (VC) and squamous-cell carcinoma (SCC) have been described as well. Many treatment modalities inclusive neoadjuvant radio-and chemotherapy and topical treatment have been reported but due to lack of controlled studies no treatment can be recommended. We present a case of Buschke-Löwenstein tumor involving the right lower abdominal wall of the colostomy region at a 71 years old male. To our knowledge, we first describe a case report of GCA involving abdominal wall at the colostomy region, successfully treated by wide radical excision and plastic reconstruction.

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2015-01-09

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Martin Balog, Ulrich Lang, & Günther Winde. (2015). Buschke Löwenstein Tumor of the Right Lower Abdominal Wall: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Journal of Analytical Oncology, 4(1),  35–38. https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-7229.2015.04.01.6

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