Medical Dictionary

bowenoid papulosis

noun bow·en·oid papulosis \ˈbō-ə-ˌnid-\

Medical Definition of BOWENOID PAPULOSIS

:  a condition that is usually associated with a genetic variant of the human papillomavirus and is characterized by pigmented papules in the anogenital area which are histologically similar to those of Bowen's disease but usually follow a benign course

Biographical Note for BOWENOID PAPULOSIS

J. T. Bowen —see bowen's disease


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