What are the manifestations of genital infection due to human papillomavirus (HPV)?

Updated: Feb 20, 2020
  • Author: Peter A Gearhart, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Genital infection manifests as a warty lesion on the genital or anal area, although these warts are often not initially recognized. Cervical infection generally goes unnoticed and is discovered during cervical examination or Papanicolaou (Pap) testing.


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