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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. 1Unit of Dermatology, Livorno Hospital, and Melanoma & Skin Cancer Unit AVNO, Livorno, Italy
  2. 2Unit of Dermatology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
  3. 3Unit of Pathology, Livorno Hospital, Livorno, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Angelo Massimiliano D’Erme, Livorno Hospital, 57100 Livorno, Italy; a.m.derme{at}gmail.com

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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.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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