Comprehensive analysis of human papillomavirus prevalence and the potential role of low-risk types in verrucous carcinoma

Modern Pathology, 06/15/2012

The results do not support a causal role of human papillomavirus (HPV) in the development of verrucous carcinoma. Testing for LR–HPV, particularly HPV 6 and 11, may help in the differential diagnosis of lesions suspicious of verrucous carcinoma as those testing positive for LR–HPV most likely represent giant condylomas.

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