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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Traumatic laryngeal lesions and recurrent laryngeal papillomatosis could be cured only in 37.
Laryngeal papillomatosis is a medical condition caused by a viral infection that leads to masses affecting the larynx and upper respiratory tract.
Moreover, he said, the HPV vaccination is likely to exert protection against other neoplastic diseases such as malignant anogenital and oropharyngeal cancer and benign genital warts and laryngeal papillomatosis.
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.
Laryngeal papillomatosis is a disease consisting of tumors that grow inside the larynx (voice box), vocal cords, or the air passages leading from the nose into the lungs (respiratory tract).
Laryngeal papillomatosis is believed to be acquired in this way (Derkay, 1995).
8] One other type of HPV infection found in children, primarily infants, is laryngeal papillomatosis.
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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Hoarseness is the heralding symptom of laryngeal papillomatosis, although some children do not present until they have become completely aphonic or have developed a life-threatening airway obstruction.
It is also known as juvenile laryngeal papillomatosis.