Epidermodysplasia verruciformis associated with HPV 10
Dermatology Online Journal
Volume 19, Issue 4
Alphapapillomavirus--pathogenicity; Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis--virology; Papillomavirus Infections--complications
Epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EV) is a rare, inherited dermatologic condition demonstrating an increased susceptibility to specific HPV genotypes, resulting in both benign and malignant skin lesions. Epidermodysplasia verruciformis lesions are frequently described as pityriasis versicolor-like scaly macules, flat wart-like papules, or verrucous and seborrhic keratosis-like papules and plaques. Acquired EV has been described in patients with HIV and in those who are on immunosuppressive therapy. We discuss a patient with congenital EV who presents with skin lesions associated with HPV 10, a less frequently cited causative subtype, and histological findings that are not classic for EV.
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Zahir, A., Craig, L., Rady, P., Tyring, S., & Ehrlich, A. (2013). Epidermodysplasia verruciformis associated with HPV 10. Dermatology Online Journal, 19(4).
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