HPV typing in Brazilian patients with epidermodysplasia verruciformis: high prevalence of EV-HPV 25.

@article{Oliveira2004HPVTI,
  title={HPV typing in Brazilian patients with epidermodysplasia verruciformis: high prevalence of EV-HPV 25.},
  author={Walmar Roncalli Pereira de Oliveira and Qin He and Peter L. Rady and Thomas K. Hughes and Cyro Festa Neto and Evandro Ararigb{\'o}ia Rivitti and Stephen K Tyring},
  journal={Journal of cutaneous medicine and surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={110-5}
}
BACKGROUND Epidermodysplasia verruciformis is a rare genetic disorder characterized by development of lesions associated with HPV#5 or HPV#8 in early childhood; malignant transformation occurs in approximately half of individuals during adulthood. OBJECTIVE Our goal was to study the presence and spectrum of EV-HPV types in Brazilian EV patients, a population that had never been studied in this regard. PATIENTS AND METHODS Forty-one biopsies from different lesions (benign and skin tumors… CONTINUE READING

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