Epidemiological study of children with condyloma acuminata in an outpatient clinic of medical specialties in the city of São Paulo





Human Papillomavirus; Papillomavirus infections; Genital warts.


Technically, genital warts are called Condyloma Acuminatum and are popularly called "cockscomb". They are skin lesions caused by the HPV virus, which can appear in different points of the patient's skin. The main objective of this work was to evaluate the epidemiology of children with Condyloma Acuminatum through the description of the forms of transmission of condyloma in children and the clinical characteristics and treatments performed for papillomavirus infection. A retrospective study of medical records was performed, using data collected from electronic medical records of patients with Condyloma Acuminatum. The analysis sought data such as: sex, age, clinical manifestation, lesion site, amount of lesion, possible mode of transmission, type of delivery, presence of lesion in mothers, treatment and number of treatment sessions. A total of 1816 port patients who underwent gynecological surgery at the Barradas Specialized Medical Outpatient Clinic (AME - BARRADAS) were evaluated in the period between 2013 and 2017. For the composition of the sample of this study, patients who underwent treatment in the period were selected. studied and met the eligibility criteria: Children with anogenital condyloma acuminatum. It is worth mentioning that all aspects contained in Resolution 196/96 were respected. The results showed that, in terms of gender, condyloma is more frequent in girls and is more likely to be associated with vertical transmission in most cases (56.5%). Future work is needed in order to assess the relationship between the disease and the mode of delivery.


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How to Cite

CAMPOS, M. L. P. .; LA PAZ, Z. I. M. de . Epidemiological study of children with condyloma acuminata in an outpatient clinic of medical specialties in the city of São Paulo. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 11, n. 2, p. e52611226103, 2022. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v11i2.26103. Disponível em: https://www.rsdjournal.org/index.php/rsd/article/view/26103. Acesso em: 29 feb. 2024.



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