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New Jersey Medical School, Newark 07103-2714.
The concept of verrucous carcinoma as a clinicopathologic variant of squamous cell carcinoma is worthy of recognition. It is known by a confusing array of names, such as Ackerman's tumor, Buschke-Loewenstein tumor, florid oral papillomatosis, epithelioma cuniculatum, carcinoma cuniculatum, and cutis papillomatosis carcinoides of Gottron. Its apparent clinical benignity may lead to lengthy periods of misdiagnosis, during which it is likely not to spread to distant lymph nodes, but rather to destroy a nose, mandible, or penis as it slowly but relentlessly extends into underlying tissue. Read More