Medical Dictionary

Bowenoid papulosis

noun Bow·en·oid papulosis \ˈbō-ə-ˌnȯid-\

Medical Definition of Bowenoid papulosis

  1. :  a skin condition that is marked by the presence of flat or wartlike, often pigmented lesions in the anogenital area and is associated with certain human papillomaviruses (such as HPV-16) The lesions of Bowenoid papulosis are typically benign and asymptomatic but may sometimes develop into squamous cell carcinoma.

Biographical Note for bowenoid papulosis

J. T. Bowen

, —see bowen's disease

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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