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Umbilical giant condyloma acuminatum
  1. Angelo Massimiliano D’Erme1,
  2. Cristian Fidanzi2,
  3. Agata Janowska2,
  4. Valentina Dini2,
  5. Marco Romanelli2,
  6. Vanna Zucchi3,
  7. Paolo Viacava3,
  8. Giovanni Bagnoni1
  1. 1 Unit of Dermatology, Livorno Hospital, and Melanoma & Skin Cancer Unit AVNO, Livorno, Italy
  2. 2 Unit of Dermatology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
  3. 3 Unit of Pathology, Livorno Hospital, Livorno, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Angelo Massimiliano D’Erme, Livorno Hospital, 57100 Livorno, Italy; a.m.derme{at}

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A 71-year-old man presented with a 4-month history of a slow-growing, violaceous vegetation in the umbilical area (figure 1). There was no history of immunosuppression or treatment for other disorders. The lesion was 5 cm in diameter, involving and overflowing the umbilicus, and had a bad odour. Suspecting a …

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  • Handling editor Anna Maria Geretti

  • Contributors Contributors Study conception and design by AMD, CF and GB. Data analysis by PV, VZ and MR. Literature review / study results interpretation by AJ and DV. Final manuscript draft / editing by AMD, CF and GB.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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