BMJ Case Reports 2012; doi:10.1136/bcr-2012-006241
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Can a perianal condyloma reach the pelvis?

  1. Celia Coelho Henriques2
  1. 1Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Curry Cabral’s Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
  2. 2Department of Internal Medicine 2, Curry Cabral’s Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
  1. Correspondence to Dr Celia Coelho Henriques, celia.c.henriques{at}


A 42-year-old MSM black male was admitted due to vigorous perianal bleeding. Physical examination revealed a 14×8 cm exophytic erythematous perianal tumour with a moist verrucous surface (figure 1, right). The lesion had its origin on the right anal verge, extending over 3 cm on the anal canal, as seen by anuscopy. There was no loco-regional lymphadenopathy upon palpation. Laboratory data revealed microcytic anaemia (Hg 3.9 g/dl) and pelvic MRI showed …

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