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Winter 1999, Vol. 7 No. 4

H.K. Dermatol. Venereol. Bull. (1999) 7, 170-174

Review Article

Genital Warts - Current Issues

CY Leung

Clinical genital warts represent only the tip of the iceberg of genital human papillomavirus infection. The causal relationship of HPV infection and cervical cancer has been well established. However, the effect of chronic cigarette smoking on genital warts and cervical dysplasia are more controversial. This is reviewed with emphasis on the possible therapeutic implication. Old regime with podophyllin to new immune modifier with imiquimod in the treatment of genital warts are also discussed.