CC BY 4.0 · Surg J (N Y) 2018; 04(02): e53-e54
DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1635571
Case Report
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Malign Differentiation of a Large Buschke Loewenstein Tumor in Penis

Osman Akdag
1   Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Selcuk University Medical Faculty, Konya, Turkey
Gokce Yildiran
1   Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Selcuk University Medical Faculty, Konya, Turkey
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Publication History

06 September 2017

14 February 2018

Publication Date:
28 March 2018 (online)


Buschke–Loewenstein tumor (BLT) is a giant condyloma acuminatum which is very rare and commonly affects the anogenital region. The malignant transformation and localization in penis is very rare. This article aims to present a case with BLT with malignant transformation in penis.

A 59-year-old male patient was referred, who has have been suffering from a cauliflower-like lesion in the penis for 8 years. Biopsies revealed a BLT with malignant transformation. The lesion was excised largely and reconstructed with local flaps and skin grafts.

Defined by Buschke and Loewenstein in 1925, giant condyloma acuminatum is a rare and important disorder because of the sexually transmitting capability.

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