Papilloma of lip associated with human papilloma viruses-32 infection in a child

Sasidharanpillai Sabeena, Sadashiva Rao Pallade, Nutan Kamath, Mary Mathew, Govindakarnavar Arunkumar

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Abstract

Squamous papilloma is the most common benign oral epithelial lesion, and it is well known to be associated with human papilloma virus 6 and 11. Here, we report a case of squamous papilloma associated with human papilloma viruses (HPV)-32 in a 4-year-old boy who presented with a verrucous lesion on the lower lip. HPV-32 is often associated with a rare benign condition focal epithelial hyperplasia (FEH). A limited number of lesions and the absence of characteristic histology ruled out FEH in our patient. To the best of our knowledge, the association of oral squamous papilloma with HPV-32 is hitherto unreported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-99
Number of pages3
JournalIndian Journal of Medical Microbiology
Volume34
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)

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