Laryngeal Papillomas

Clinical Aspects and in Vitro Studies
  • Bettie M. Steinberg
Part of the The Viruses book series (VIRS)


Laryngeal papillomas are rapidly growing, noninvasive epithelial tumors caused by human papillomaviruses (HPV). They were first described as “warts in the throat” in the 17th century, differentiated clinically from other laryngeal masses and called papilloma in 1871. They are usually located on the true vocal cords and epiglottis, but can involve all of the larynx, the trachea, bronchial tubes, and even the lungs.


Retinoic Acid Human Papilloma Virus Vocal Cord Human Papilloma Virus Infection Stratify Squamous Epithelium 
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  • Bettie M. Steinberg
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  1. 1.Department of OtolaryngologyLong Island Jewish Medical CenterNew Hyde ParkUSA

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