HPV infection and disease in men.

  title={HPV infection and disease in men.},
  author={Joel M Palefsky and Renzo Barrasso},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America},
  volume={23 4},
Penile HPV infection and disease are very common in sexually active men, and may be manifest in many forms. Treatment of clinically detectable lesions is advisable not only to relieve symptoms but also to prevent the spread of HPV infection to new sexual partners. Treatment of subclinical disease is more controversial but also may be advisable in some cases given the evidence that these lesions may also harbor infectious virus. In addition, subclinical disease may demonstrate intraepithelial… CONTINUE READING


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