Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in head and neck region: review of literature.

  title={Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in head and neck region: review of literature.},
  author={Laura Mannarini and Vlastimil Kratochvil and Luca Calabrese and L Gomes Silva and Patrizia Morbini and Jan Betka and Marco Benazzo},
  journal={Acta otorhinolaryngologica Italica : organo ufficiale della Societa italiana di otorinolaringologia e chirurgia cervico-facciale},
  volume={29 3},
The evidence that human papillomavirus infection is related to head and neck squamous cell carcinoma is supported by molecular and epidemiological data. The definition of a distinct subset of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, independent of the traditional risk factors and with different clinical presentation and outcome, has led to increasing interest in human papillomavirus infection. This review summarizes current knowledge regarding human papillomavirus biology, oncogenic mechanisms… CONTINUE READING
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