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Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis

ORPHA:60032
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Prevalence -
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Age of onset Childhood
Adolescent
Adult
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UMLS
  • C1168198
MeSH
  • C535297
GARD
MedDRA
  • 10059314

Summary

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 infection with human papilloma virus. Symptoms at presentation may include hoarseness, chronic cough, dyspnea, recurrent upper respiratory infections, pneumonia, dysphagia, stridor, or failure to thrive.

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