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Treatment of a Bowenoid Papulosis of the Penis With Local Applications of Cidofovir in a Patient With Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Robert Snoeck, MD, PhD; Yves Van Laethem, MD; Erik De Clercq, MD, PhD; Josiane De Maubeuge, MD; Nathan Clumeck, MD, PhD
Arch Intern Med. 2001;161(19):2382-2384. doi:10.1001/archinte.161.19.2382.
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We report a case of bowenoid papulosis in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome that was successfully treated with local applications of cidofovir in Beeler base. This treatment should be confirmed as a valuable nonagressive therapy for such potentially invasive viral-induced cell proliferation.

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Figure 1.

Time line of treatment. HIV indicates human immunodeficiency virus.

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Figure 2.

Lesion before treatment.

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Figure 3.

Lesion after first application.

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Figure 4.

Lesion 2 months after initiation of treatment.

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