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Perianal verrucous epidermal naevus mimicking perianal warts
  1. D Bandyopadhyay,
  2. S Sen
  1. Department of Dermatology, STD and Leprosy RG Kar, Medical College, Calcutta 700 004, India
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr D Bandyopadhyay, 203, Maharaj Nandakumar Road (South), Calcutta 700 036, India; 

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A case of perianal verrucous epidermal naevus mimicking perianal warts in a 2 year old boy is described. Verrucous epidermal naevus should be included in the differential diagnosis of perianal warty lesions, particularly when they are present since birth or appear during childhood.


A 2 year old boy was referred by a paediatrician for the evaluation of a perianal verrucous lesion which looked like perianal warts. The condition was first noticed by the child’s mother when he was 9 months old as a raised velvety area around the anal orifice. Over the next few months, multiple, small, …

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