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Caspian J Intern Med 2010, 1(1): 16-19 Back to browse issues page
The efficacy of podophylin 20% and thricholoroacetic acid %30 in the treatment of genital wart
Sudabeh Tirgar Tabari , Maryam Javadian , Shahnaz Barat
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Background: Several regimens of therapy were recommended for the treatment of genital wart with different efficacies. The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of podophylin 20% versus trichloroacetic acid 30% in the treatment of genital wart.
Methods: This randomized clinical study was conducted on 120 cases with genital wart. They randomly received podophylin 20% or trichloroacetic acid 30%. All cases were followed up for 6 months. The efficacy of both regimens of therapy was compared.
Results: Among the 60 cases who were treated by podophylin, 56 cases (93.3%) were completely treated. From the 60 cases treated by thricholoracetic, 56 (93.3%) cases were completely treated (p>0.05).
Conclusion: The results show that the efficacy of both regimens of therapy are equal.
Keywords: Condyloma accuminata, Podophylin, Trichloroacetic acid, Treatment
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Infectious Diseases
Received: 2014/01/14 | Accepted: 2014/01/14 | Published: 2014/01/14


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