Treatment of a Giant Genital Wart in an Infant via Cryotherapy: Report of Case

Document Type: Case Report

Authors

1 Neonatal Research Center, School of medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad,iran

2 Neonatal Research Center, (Dermatologist) Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

3 Urology Department Emam Reza Hospital, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

4 Neonatal Research Center (Medical student), Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

Abstract

Human papilloma virus (HPV) infection is a very common infection of skin and mucosa of children and adults (1- 6).Anogenital warts are a common type of HPV infection in sexually active adults, however it is seen in any age. The importance of presence of genital warts is different between adults and children in respect to differential diagnosis, associations, complications and also treatment options. We report a 3 month-old child with a giant genital wart treated via cryotherapy. 

Keywords