high risk HPV

HPV associated dysplasia of the oral cavity

HPV associated dysplasia of the oral cavity is a precancerous condition in which the squamous cells that cover the inside of the oral cavity begin to show abnormal growth due to infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV). If not treated effectively, this condition can progress to a type of cancer called squamous cell carcinoma. What …
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Human papillomavirus (HPV)

What is human papillomavirus? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a very common sexually transmitted virus. There are more than 100 types of HPV and some types are more likely than others to cause cancer. The virus infects squamous cells which are normally found in the skin, mouth and throat, cervix, penis, and anal canal. How is …
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