Molecular cloning of a novel human papillomavirus (type 60) from a plantar cyst with characteristic pathological changes.


In a plantar cyst composed of the wall of the squamous cell layer and the horny inner substance in the lower dermis, we found characteristic pathological changes, such as cytoplasmic eosinophilic inclusions and vacuolated structure, and, immunohistochemically, the papillomavirus capsid antigen. The human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA cloned from the cyst showed… (More)


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