respiratory papillomatosis

respiratory papillomatosis

Oncology A condition characterized by proliferation of benign papillomas in the respiratory tract, primarily the larynx, which may extend into airways and lungs Diagnosis Endoscopy Management Endoscopic excision, IFN alpha-n1, if refractory
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Direct laryngoscopy and biopsy are essential to exclude other more common causes of vocal fold abnormalities, including malignancy and respiratory papillomatosis.
Anaconda is developing its lead product AP611074 to treat condyloma, also called anogenital warts, as well as the orphan disease recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP).
There she began her studies of human papillomaviruses and recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.
In 20 chapters, otolaryngologists and anesthesiologists from the US address otitis media, sensorineural hearing loss, vestibular dysfunction, cochlear implants, facial nerve paralysis, infectious and inflammatory disorders of the tonsils and adenoid, obstructive sleep apnea, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, anesthesia, tracheostomy, esophageal and swallowing disorders, recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, inflammatory airway disease, upper airway obstruction, voice issues, laryngotracheal reconstruction, neck infections, congenital neck masses, and malignant neck tumors.
HPV also causes recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP), otherwise known as laryngeal and/or vocal cord polyps.
1,2) Low-risk HPV is associated with the development of benign squamous proliferations including anogenital condylomas and is the primary driver behind recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, a benign but insidious disease that most commonly affects children and can lead to respiratory compromise and, rarely, malignant transformation.
Sidman serves as Children's medical director of otolaryngology/ear, nose and throat (ENT) and also plays a role with other Children's interdisciplinary clinics including cleft/craniofacial, plagiocephaly, vascular anomalies, velocardiofacial syndrome and recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.
Radiofrequency coblation for treatment of advanced laryngotracheal recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.
Anesthetic management for laser excision of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis in a third trimester parturient.
However, the quadrivalent vaccine (Gardasil), offers additional protection against HPV types 6 and 11, which cause over 90% of genital warts, 30% of minor cervical abnormalities, and almost all cases of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (warts on the vocal cords).
It is likely that the vaccine will similarly cut down on human papillomavirus (HPV) transmission and prevent the anogenital cancer, intraepithelial neoplasia, recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, and cancer of the oropharynx that eventually arise from HPV infection, but "each of these potential outcomes must be directly demonstrated" in future studies, said Dr.
Respiratory papillomatosis - wart-like swellings in the respiratory tract - can affect children if the mother had genital warts in the birth tract.