Tag: Papillomavirus

  • Viruses in Anatomical Pathology

    • Poliomyelitis: neurotropic. Degenerative reversible first (disappearance of Nissl bodies) and final (ment-inflated or neuronal cell shrinkage). • Papillomavirus (HPV): epidermotropic. Induced epidermal hyper-plasia on the rete Malpighi with some binucleated cells; of dyskeratotic cells; Koilocytes in the surface layer. -> Condyloma; -> Papillomavirus (common wart) -> Molluscum contagiosum (crater); -> Dysplasia => carcinoma. •…

  • Warts

    Warts

    Warts are benign tumors of the skin or mucous membrane due to some papillomavirus (HPV). Clinical signs: – Soft growths (“cockscomb”), painless, sometimes grouped together (cauliflower appearance) or macules (flat condylomata) are more difficult to visualize. Warts can be external (vulva, penis, scrotum, perineum, anus) and / or internal (vagina, cervix, urethra, rectum, oral cavity…

  • Genital warts (Papillomavirus “HPV”)

    Genital warts (Papillomavirus “HPV”)

    Highly contagious genital infections caused by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Papillomavirus Clinical signs: – Genital warts (soft tumor, “cockscomb”) or flat warts (raised papules) painless and often multiple, with no sign.Usually localized lesions on the external genitals and the anus but rectum, vagina, cervix and urethra may be affected. In the absence of treatment, the…