Human papillomaviruses are identified in a subgroup of sinonasal squamous cell carcinomas with favorable outcome.

@article{Alos2009HumanPA,
  title={Human papillomaviruses are identified in a subgroup of sinonasal squamous cell carcinomas with favorable outcome.},
  author={Lluc{\`i}a Alos and Susana Moyano and Alfons Nadal and Isam Alobid and Jos{\'e} Lu{\'i}s Blanch and Edgar Ayala and Bel{\'e}n Lloveras and Wim H Quint and Antonio Cardesa and Jaume Ordi},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={115 12},
  pages={2701-9}
}
BACKGROUND The role of human papillomavirus (HPV) in the pathogenesis of squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) of the sinonasal tract and its clinicopathological implications were evaluated. METHODS All SCCs of the sinonasal tract diagnosed in the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona from 1981 to 2006 were retrospectively evaluated (N = 60). Clinical and pathological data were reviewed. HPV infection was determined and typed by amplification of HPV DNA by polymerase chain reaction using the SPF-10 primers… CONTINUE READING

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