Otolaryngology for the Pediatrician

Update on Recurrent Respiratory Papilloma – Current Thoughts and Management

Author(s): Craig Derkay and Michael DeMarcantonio

Pp: 163-177 (15)

DOI: 10.2174/9781608054596113010014

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Recurrent respiratory papilloma is a disease process that has significant implications for the patient as well as socioeconomic implications as the disease is costly both in individual and societal terms. The pediatrician plays an essential role in both the diagnosis and management of children with RRP. Only through thorough knowledge and astute observation can delay in diagnosis be avoided, appropriate referral initiated, and suffering of this disease alleviated.

Keywords: RRP, human papilloma virus, HPV, cidofivir, interferon, gardisel.

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