Which histologic findings are characteristic of condyloma acuminatum in human papillomavirus (HPV) infection?

Updated: Feb 20, 2020
  • Author: Peter A Gearhart, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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The histology of condyloma acuminatum generally demonstrates disruption of the epidermis with hyperkeratosis, coarse keratohyaline granules, and koilocytes in a prominent granular layer. The epidermis or mucosa of flat condylomata demonstrates acanthosis.


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