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papillomatosis

 [pap″ĭ-lo″mah-to´sis]
development of multiple papillomas.

pap·il·lo·ma·to·sis

(pap'i-lō-mă-tō'sis),
1. The development of numerous papillomas.
2. Papillary projections of the epidermis forming an undulating surface.

papillomatosis

/pap·il·lo·ma·to·sis/ (pap″il-o″mah-to´sis) development of multiple papillomas.

papillomatosis

[pap′ilōmətō′sis]
Etymology: L, papilla + Gk, oma, tumor, osis, condition
an abnormal condition characterized by widespread development of nipplelike growths.

pap·il·lo·ma·to·sis

(pap'i-lō-mă-tō'sis)
1. The development of numerous papillomas.
2. Papillary projections of the epidermis forming a microscopically undulating surface.

papillomatosis

Widespread formation of numerous papillomas.

papillomatosis

disease state characterized by the development of multiple papillomas. See also papilloma, papillomavirus, fibropapilloma.

canine viral papillomatosis
multiple papillomas, caused by a papillomavirus, occur most commonly on the oral mucosa and lips of young dogs. Occasionally skin, cornea, conjunctiva and eyelids are also involved. The tumors may persist for several months, occasionally longer, but spontaneous regression is usual.
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Canine viral papillomatosis. By permission from Kummel BA, Color Atlas of Small Animal Dermatology, Mosby, 1989
cottontail rabbit papillomatosis
infection by a papilloma virus specific to Sylvilagus floridanus, causes cutaneous papillomas which may become malignant.
genital papillomatosis
multiple fibropapillomas of the anogenital skin transmitted venereally in cattle, usually involving the vulva and penis. There is also a genital form of the disease in pigs. See bovine papillomavirus and transmissible porcine papillomatosis (below).
oral papillomatosis
see oral lapine papillomatosis (below), canine viral papillomatosis (above).
oral lapine papillomatosis
small, gray, sessile or pedunculated tumors on the undersurface of the tongue and rarely at other sites in the mouth, caused by a papillomavirus. Seen in Oryctolagus and Sylvilagus spp.
teat papillomatosis
there are five antigenically identified papillomaviruses which cause warts on the teats of cows. Lesions vary from ricegrain lesions to long tags of keratinized tissue.
transmissible porcine papillomatosis
in the prepuce of the boar as papular 0.5 to 1 inch diameter lesions; spontaneous disappearance and persistent subsequent immunity.

Patient discussion about papillomatosis

Q. I have confluent and reticulated papillomatosis of gourgerot and carteaud.Any treatments? I am currently using antibiotics - tetrasil and have tried anti fungal creams but has still not gone.

A. you have to be patient. anti fungal treatment takes between 2 to 6 weeks. and you have to use the cream as instructed, and the amount it was instructed. if after 4 weeks you don't see even the slightest change- then go back to the Dr. if they said fungal- they might tested it and it came up positive to fungus, but it can also be a false positive.

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