Summary: Laryngeal papillomatosis is also referred to as recurrent respiratory papillomatosis
Vivienne Weil suffered from recurrent respiratory papillomatosis
, a rare disease caused by two strains of the human papilloma virus Image Credit: Natalia Weil
Inovio's novel therapy INO-3106 against the human papilloma virus type 6 demonstrated clinical efficacy in a study of two patients with recurrent respiratory papillomatosis
, or RRP.
HPV 6 and 11) also cause almost all genital warts as well as juvenile (infant) recurrent respiratory papillomatosis
(JORRP) which is obtained through the birth canal (Silverberg, Thorsen, Lindeberg, Grant & Shah, 2003).
Surprisingly, in 2018, just 12 years after licensure of the first prophylactic HPV vaccine, we are already witnessing the first reports suggesting that HPV vaccination also effectively prevents HPV-related cancers and juvenile-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis
Other causes include gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and juvenile respiratory papillomatosis
and very rarely malignancies.
health agency also said two HPV types -- 16 and 18 -- cause 70 percent of cervical cancer and precancerous cervical lesions, while non-cancer causing types of HPV, especially types 6 and 11, can cause genital warts and respiratory papillomatosis
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