Comparison between the efficacy and safety of podophyllin resin versus cryotherapy in treatment of anogenital warts

Authors

  • syed ahmed kazmi lahore general hospital PGMI lahore
  • kehkshan tahir post graduate medical institute ameer ud din medical college
  • asma nasir lahore general hospital lahore
  • shaiqa ali lahore general hospital
  • shahbaz aman services institute of medical sciences lahore
  • muhammad nadeem fatima jinnah medical university FJMU sir ganga ram hospital lahore

Keywords:

Genital warts, human papillomavirus, cryotherapy, topical podophyllin resin, condylomata acuminata

Abstract

Objective  To compare the efficacy and safety of podophyllin resin VS cryotherapy in treatment of anogenital warts. Methods  A total of 104 patients were enrolled, 52 in each group A & B. Group A was treated with cryotherapy and Group B was treated with podophyllin resin. Findings were noted in already devised proforma. Patients were evaluated at last follow up visit to assess results. Results  88% of patients in group a showed excellent results at the end of treatment whereas this figure was 8% in group B. Conclusion Cryotherapy was found to be more effective and safe than podophyllin resin in treatment of anogenital warts. 

Author Biographies

syed ahmed kazmi, lahore general hospital PGMI lahore

senior registrardepartment of dermatologyLahore General HospitalLAHORE

kehkshan tahir, post graduate medical institute ameer ud din medical college

associate professor and head of the department of Dermatologylahore general hospitallahore

asma nasir, lahore general hospital lahore

senior registrarlahore general hospitallahore

shaiqa ali, lahore general hospital

senior registrarlahore general hospital lahore

shahbaz aman, services institute of medical sciences lahore

professor and Head of the department of DermatologySIMSservices hospital lahore

muhammad nadeem, fatima jinnah medical university FJMU sir ganga ram hospital lahore

professor & HeadDepartment of DermatologyFJMUsir ganga ram hospitalLahore

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2019-10-22

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kazmi syed ahmed, tahir kehkshan, nasir asma, ali shaiqa, aman shahbaz, nadeem muhammad. Comparison between the efficacy and safety of podophyllin resin versus cryotherapy in treatment of anogenital warts. J Pak Assoc Dermatol [Internet]. 2019Oct.22 [cited 2024Feb.26];29(4):412-7. Available from: http://www.jpad.com.pk/index.php/jpad/article/view/1387

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