laryngeal papillomatosis

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la·ryn·ge·al pap·il·lo·ma·to·sis

multiple squamous-cell papillomas of the larynx, seen most commonly in young children, usually due to infection by the human papillomavirus, which may be transmitted at birth from the maternal condylomata; recurrences are common, with remission after several years.
See also: recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.

laryngeal papillomatosis

Juvenile papillomatosis, warty growths on vocal cords ENT A condition characterized by the presence of multiple, often recurring warts on the vocal cords, most commonly seen in young children, often linked to HPV infection via the birth canal.

la·ryn·ge·al pa·pil·lo·ma·to·sis

(lă-rin'jē-ăl pap'i-lō'mă-tō'sis)
Multiple squamous papillomas of the larynx in young children, usually due to infection by the human papillomavirus, which may be transmitted at birth from maternal condylomata.
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Laryngeal papillomatosis is believed to be acquired in this way (Derkay, 1995).
Brigid Leventhal of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore discussed her study of poly ICLC's effectiveness in treating laryngeal papillomatosis, a viral disease in which benign tumors beneath the vocal cords cause respiratory blocking and ultimately death.
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It is also known as juvenile laryngeal papillomatosis.
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