Human papilloma virus and oral infections: an update.

  title={Human papilloma virus and oral infections: an update.},
  author={Kikkeri Laxminarayana Kumaraswamy and Ms. C. Vidhya},
  journal={Journal of cancer research and therapeutics},
  volume={7 2},
Human papilloma virus (HPV) is one of the most common virus groups affecting the skin and mucosal areas of the body in the world today. It is also a known fact that HPV causes many lesions in the oral cavity. The most common conditions induced by oral HPV infection are usually benign-like oral papillomas, oral condylomas, and focal epithelial hyperplasia. Oral HPV infection has been found to be associated with some cases of oropharyngeal cancer, but it is not the main risk factor for this kind… CONTINUE READING
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