Articles tagged with "RRP"

Prevalence of Dysplasia with Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis Is High

What is the prevalence of dysplasia in recurrent respiratory papillomatosis? Background: Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) is a debilitating disease caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). Between two percent and four percent of cases are reported to undergo malignant degeneration. Epithelial dysplasia is implicated in the progression towards malignancy. Study design: Retrospective case series review Setting: Two academic […]

Cidofovir Therapy Does Not Correlate with Worsening Dysplasia

What is the association between an increasing degree of papilloma dysplasia and the use of cidofovir in the context of the natural progression of dysplasia in recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP)? Background: RRP is a benign disease characterized by recurrent lesions in the airway. The prevalence and degree of dysplasia present in the natural course of RRP […]