Adult respiratory papillomatosis: human papillomavirus type and viral coinfections as predictors of prognosis.

@article{Pou1995AdultRP,
  title={Adult respiratory papillomatosis: human papillomavirus type and viral coinfections as predictors of prognosis.},
  author={Anna Maria Pou and Frank L Rimell and Jack A Jordan and Denise Shoemaker and Jonas T. Johnson and Paran Barua and James Christopher Post and Garth D. Ehrlich},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  year={1995},
  volume={104 10 Pt 1},
  pages={758-62}
}
Pathologic material and the records of 29 patients with laryngeal papillomatosis were reviewed. The relationship between the type of human papillomavirus (HPV) and the presence of viral coinfections was correlated with clinical outcome. Using polymerase chain reaction, paraffin-embedded specimens were analyzed for the presence of HPV, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), cytomegalovirus (CMV), and herpes simplex virus (HSV). The HPV type could be identified in 24 patients' specimens. Twenty-one patients… CONTINUE READING

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