The prevalence of human papillomavirus infection in Iranian patients with sinonasal inverted papilloma.

@article{Jalilvand2016ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of human papillomavirus infection in Iranian patients with sinonasal inverted papilloma.},
  author={Somayeh Jalilvand and Masoumeh Saidi and Zabihollah Shoja and Nastaran Ghavami and Rasool Hamkar},
  journal={Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA},
  year={2016},
  volume={79 3},
  pages={
          137-40
        }
}
BACKGROUND Inverted papilloma (IP) is an uncommon disease which arises in the mucosal membrane of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinus. It has been proposed that human papillomavirus (HPV) is the causal agent in the pathogenesis of IP and plays a key role in the progression from benign IP to malignancy. As there are no prior studies that focus on an Iranian population, this study intended to characterize the prevalence of HPV types in benign and malignant forms of IP. METHODS In this… CONTINUE READING