juvenile laryngeal papillomatosis

juvenile laryngeal papillomatosis

A neoplasm in children caused by HPV types 6 and 11, which may also occur in adults in the upper respiratory tract–known as recurrent respiratory papillomatosis; JLP is analagous to condyloma acuminatum of the genital tract; it rarely undergoes malignant degeneration, although it may be accompanied by severe airway compromise, its major complication; JLP is so recalcitrant, hundreds of surgical resections may be required Management Although IFN-alpha significantly ↓ growth rate of JLP in early therapy, the effect is not sustained
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9,10) Its proposed use here would be most analogous to its use in juvenile laryngeal papillomatosis, where it is internationally accepted as the treatment of choice.
Wellferon also has been studied as a treatment for genital warts and juvenile laryngeal papillomatosis.
It is also known as juvenile laryngeal papillomatosis.
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