Condyloma Accuminata in Children. What could this mean? A case report of a Nigerian child

Authors

  • CR Madubuko 1,2Deparment of Medicine, University of Benin teaching Hospital, PMB 1111, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
  • E Ogunbor Deparment of Medicine, University of Benin teaching Hospital, PMB 1111, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

Keywords:

Condyloma accuminata, HPV

Abstract

Genital warts are common, highly infectious disease caused by Human Papillomavirus, it has attending medical and psychosocial impact especially in children. A case of a 3 year old kept by mother on working days with a Landlady while running her Master’s degree course, was diagnosed with Condyloma accuminata. This came a month following discovery of bruises around the vaginal orifice while bathing. Twenty percent Podophyllin in benzoin tincture was applied with remarkable results. However mother refused further investigation into the matter for fear of family crisis

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Published

2020-09-06