Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

HPV is a DNA virus that may cause the clinical condition recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) in susceptible individuals. HPV may occur in as many as 50 or more subtypes. Types 6 and 11 are commonly found in the larynx. Type 16 appears to have an increased incidence of cancer formation.

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