Side-effects of cidofovir in the treatment of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis

  title={Side-effects of cidofovir in the treatment of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis},
  author={Ferdinand I. Broekema and Frederik G. Dikkers},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
  pages={871 - 879}
Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) is a chronic and difficult to treat disease of the larynx. In 1998, the first article was published that described the use of the antiviral substance cidofovir to treat this disease. Although the results are promising, there remains some concern about the potential carcinogenicity of cidofovir. There is a demand for a qualitative review of the side-effects of this medicine. In this review, the side-effects of cidofovir are investigated. Special… CONTINUE READING
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