Erythroplasia of queyrat: coinfection with cutaneous carcinogenic human papillomavirus type 8 and genital papillomaviruses in a carcinoma in situ.

@article{Wieland2000ErythroplasiaOQ,
  title={Erythroplasia of queyrat: coinfection with cutaneous carcinogenic human papillomavirus type 8 and genital papillomaviruses in a carcinoma in situ.},
  author={Ulrike Wieland and Sandra Jurk and Soenke Jan Weissenborn and Thomas Krieg and Herbert Pfister and Andreas Ritzkowsky},
  journal={The Journal of investigative dermatology},
  year={2000},
  volume={115 3},
  pages={396-401}
}
Erythroplasia of Queyrat is a carcinoma in situ that mainly occurs on the glans penis, the prepuce, or the urethral meatus of elderly males. Up to 30% progress to squamous cell carcinoma. The cause of erythroplasia of Queyrat is largely unknown. Human papillomavirus type 16 DNA has previously been detected only in very few distinctly characterized patients. We have investigated 12 paraffin-embedded biopsies from eight patients with penile erythroplasia of Queyrat and control biopsies of… CONTINUE READING

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