What determines the clinical presentation of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection?

Updated: Feb 20, 2020
  • Author: Peter A Gearhart, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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The clinical history and presentation of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection vary according to the anatomic area involved. The predilection of certain genotypes of virus to infect certain epidermal sites largely determines areas of involvement.


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