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Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis

Disease definition

Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis is a rare respiratory disease characterized by the development of exophytic papillomas, affecting the mucosa of the upper aero-digestive tract (with a strong predilection for the larynx), caused by an infection with human papilloma virus. Symptoms at presentation may include hoarseness, chronic cough, dyspnea, recurrent upper respiratory infections, pneumonia, dysphagia, stridor, and/or failure to thrive.

ORPHA:60032

  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Childhood, Adolescent, Adult
  • ICD-10: -
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C1168198
  • MeSH: C535297
  • GARD: 111
  • MedDRA: 10059314

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