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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Summary: Laryngeal papillomatosis is also referred to as recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RPP).
Papilloma is the most common benign tumor affecting the larynx, which may present as a single event or as recurring and/or affecting more than one topography, as occurs in laryngeal papillomatosis (LP) [1].
Although the same virus family is involved in the etiology of laryngeal papillomatosis and laryngeal verruca vulgaris, they can be distinguished clinically and histologically.
Pilot trial of ribavirin for the treatment of laryngeal papillomatosis. Head Neck 1993;15(6):504-12; discussion 512-13.
Laryngeal papillomatosis is a medical condition caused by a viral infection that leads to masses affecting the larynx and upper respiratory tract.
(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).
Laryngeal papillomatosis: Clinical histopathologic and molecular studies.
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.