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Epidermodysplasia verruciformis

Disease definition

Epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EV) is a rare inherited genodermatosis characterized by chronic infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) leading to polymorphous cutaneous lesions and high risk of developing non melanoma skin cancer.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Lewandowsky-Lutz syndrome
    • Lutz-Lewandowsky epidermodysplasia verruciformis
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: B07
  • OMIM: 226400  305350  618231  618267  618309
  • UMLS: C0014522
  • MeSH: D004819
  • GARD: 6357
  • MedDRA: 10052339

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