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Genital Warts
1990 Case Definition

Clinical Description

An infection characterized by the presence of visible, exophytic (raised) growths on the internal or external genitalia, perineum, or perianal region

Laboratory Criteria for Diagnosis

Histopathologic changes characteristic of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection on biopsy or exfoliative cytology

Case Classification


A clinically compatible case without histopathologic diagnosis and without microscopic or serologic evidence that the growth is due to secondary syphilis


A clinically compatible case that is laboratory confirmed