Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 2021 Oct 12;36:102579. Epub 2021 Oct 12.
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Dermatology, University of Messina, via Consolare Valeria no 1, Messina 98125, Italy.
J Invest Dermatol 2021 Nov 26. Epub 2021 Nov 26.
Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, and Jefferson Institute of Molecular Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19107, USA.
Human papilloma virus (HPV) infections can cause common warts, which usually resolve spontaneously or become recalcitrant, resistant to multiple treatments. In rare cases, they transform into cutaneous giant horns resulting in the tree-man syndrome (TMS). Defective β-HPVs can cause flat warts in epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EV), a genetic disorder. Read More
Lancet Infect Dis 2021 Nov 12. Epub 2021 Nov 12.
Merck & Co, Kenilworth, NJ, USA.
Background: The quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was shown to prevent infections and lesions related to HPV6, 11, 16, and 18 in a randomised, placebo-controlled study in men aged 16-26 years. We assessed the incidences of external genital warts related to HPV6 or 11, and external genital lesions and anal dysplasia related to HPV6, 11, 16, or 18, over 10 years of follow-up.Methods: The 3-year base study was an international, multicentre, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial done at 71 sites in 18 countries. Read More
Int J Mycobacteriol 2021 Apr-Jun;10(2):210-213
Department of Dermatology, Base Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EDV) is a rare, autosomal recessive, genetic disorder of immune dysregulation characterized by increased susceptibility to cutaneous human papilloma virus infections. It was first described by Lewandowsky and Lutz in 1922 as a form of epidermal nevus. Its association with skin cancers was proposed by Sullivan and Ellis in 1939. Read More
Case Rep Dermatol 2021 May-Aug;13(2):340-346. Epub 2021 Jul 9.
Department of Dermatology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Therapies of common warts are cumbersome and not very effective. Recurrences are common. A new 20 MHz high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) method is introduced as a new potential treatment modality. Read More