High-risk human papilloma viruses (HPVs) were not detected in the benign skin lesions of a small number of children.


AIM Human papilloma virus (HPV) can be transmitted via sexual as well as nonsexual routes. Recently, 'high-risk' HPVs were detected in the oral mucosa of children in whose cases there was no suspicion of sexual abuse. This implies that HPV 16 and 18 have additional nonsexual modes of transmission in childhood, such as vertical transmission and… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2008.01004.x

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