recurrent respiratory papillomatosis


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recurrent respiratory papillomatosis

a disease of the respiratory tract caused by the human papillomavirus; characterized by rapid recurrence of papillomas after surgical removal, airway obstruction, and hoarseness to aphonia when the larynx is involved.
See also: laryngeal papillomatosis.

recurrent respiratory papillomatosis

the recurrent growth of benign squamous cell papillomas in the larynx and trachea, caused by the human papillomavirus and leading to severe narrowing of the airway that may require frequent treatments. Onset is in childhood or early adulthood.

re·cur·rent res·pi·ra·to·ry pa·pil·lo·ma·to·sis

(rĕ-kŭr'ĕnt res'pir-ă-tōr-ē pap'i-lō'mă-tō'sis)
A disease of the respiratory tract caused by the human papillomavirus; characterized by rapid recurrence of papillomas after surgical removal, airway obstruction, and hoarseness to aphonia when the larynx is involved.
See also: laryngeal papillomatosis
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Preliminary results of the use of indole-3-carbinol for recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.
Type-specific PCR also identified 2 laryngeal recurrent respiratory papillomatosis patients with HPV 11 infections, which has been associated with an increased propensity for aggressive behavior.
The registry follows as a result of a 1995 task force that was convened to obtain data on the incidence, demographics, and treatment of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (Derkay, 1995).
Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis (RRP) is a chronic disease which affects patients worldwide.
Since the recognition of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) as a clinical entity, its management has centered on maintaining a patent, asymptomatic airway for those individuals afflicted with the condition.
As a result, the Company plans to begin a Phase III study in recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) in the first quarter of 2006, pending review by the U.
The Company will continue to focus on process development and the manufacture of commercial-grade HspE7, a requirement that must be met prior to beginning the planned pivotal Phase III study of HspE7 in patients with recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP).
In 2002, Franco et al reported their series of 41 cases of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis of the glottis.
In combination with the proposed sale of our bioreagents business for C$8 million, and related transfer of 26 employees, this restructuring will cut the overall headcount approximately 62 percent from 103 employees and allow us to dedicate our efforts on the development of HspE7 in recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) and cervical dysplasia," commented Gregory M.
Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (juvenile laryngeal papillomatosis) is a rare disease caused by herpes simplex, one of the DNA viruses, (1,2) but it is the most common benign neoplasm of the larynx and the most common cause of hoarseness in children.
As a result of these discussions, a path forward for the clinical development of HspE7 for recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) was identified.

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