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Genital Warts (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

REFERENCES:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines 2002. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2002 May 10;51(RR-6):1-78.

eMedicine.com. Human papillomaviruses.
<http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/219110-overview>

eMedicine.com. Warts, genital.
<http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1133201-overview>

Alexander L. et.al. American Social Health Association. Answering frequently asked questions about HPV; Sex Transm Dis. 2003 Mar;30(3):193-4.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Jan Zislis, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, Hartford Hospital, University of Connecticut.Coauthor(s): Thomas Nowicki, MD, Associate Program Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hartford Hospital, University of Connecticut; Carrie A Cwiak, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut Health Center.Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James Ungar, MD, Medical Director, Chair Department of Emergency Medicine Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.


Last Editorial Review: 7/23/2010

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