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glossary:papillomatosis

Papillomatosis:

A disorder with numerous papillomas wart growths. Common skin complication of lymphedema.

Another example laryngeal papillomatosis is the presence of multiple papillomas on the vocal cords. It is most common in young children an is due to the human papilloma virus (HPV). A baby can get HPV by being born through a vaginal canal of a mother with genital warts which are also due to HPV.

See also:

Lymphedema Stages

Lymphedema Fibrosis

Complications of Lymphedema

Lymphedema

glossary/papillomatosis.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)