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HPVA DNA virus that causes warts on acral parts which, in those with multiple sexual partners, may be premalignant, especially in those infected with types 16, 18, 31, 33 or 65 genotypes of HPV have been described. A genotype is distinct if it has < 50% DNA sequence similarity or “homology” with its closest relative. HPV has been identified by in situ hybridisation in epithelial proliferations that are benign (e.g., condyloma acuminatum), or malignant (e.g., squamous cell carcinoma of the penis, anus, and uterine cervix) or of uncertain clinical behaviour (e.g., inverted papillomas of the nasopharynx).
HPVHuman papillomavirus Infectious disease A DNA virus that causes warts on acral parts which, in those with multiple sexual partners, may be premalignant, especially in those infected with type 16—65 genotypes of HPV have been characterized–by a genotype is distinct if it has < 50% DNA sequence similarity or 'homology' with its closest relative; HPV has been identified by in situ hybridization in epithelial proliferations that are benign–eg, condyloma acuminatum, or malignant–eg, squamous cell carcinoma of the penis, anus, and uterine cervix, or of uncertain clinical behavior–eg, inverted papillomas of the nasopharynx. See Oncogenic HPV, Cf Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia.
Human papilloma virus (HPV)
virussubmicroscopic, obligate intracellular, parasitic microorganisms, formed of DNA/RNA enclosed within a protein shell (capsid); capable of passing through bacterial filters
Epstein-Barr virus hepatovirus causing infectious mononucleosis (glandular fever); found in cell cultures of patients with Burkitt's lymphoma
herpes simplex virus see herpes simplex
herpes zoster virus see herpes zoster
human papillomavirus; HPV viruses infecting skin/mucous membranes to cause warts (e.g. verruca pedis; genital warts)
HPV-1 virus associated with solitary plantar wart formation
HPV-2 virus thought to be linked to mosaic wart formation
HPV-4 virus associated with plantar wart formation
poliomyelitis virus picornavirus (enterovirus spread via faecal-oral route) causing viral meningitis of the spinal cord and long-term destruction of anterior horn cells and local autonomic neurones (see anterior poliomyelitis)
slow virus virus-like agent/virion associated with slow virus diseases, e.g. Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease
Patient discussion about HPV
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Q. Should I Vaccinate My Daughter Against HPV? I have a 12 year old daughter. Her School wants all the girls aged 12 and up to be vaccinated against HPV. A lot of Parents are against this vaccine. I want to know more about this vaccine and if I should vaccinate my daughter.
at the bottom you will also find links in english. vaccinations in general are very disputable/dubious and it is probably time that we learn about it.
Q. Is there a natural cure for hpv?More discussions about HPV