The link between [beta]-HPV and skin cancer was first identified in patients with epidermodysplasia verruciformis
(EV), a rare genetic condition characterized by skin lesions on sun-exposed areas and an abnormal sensitivity to specific HPV types.
She did not have epidermodysplasia verruciformis
, psoriasis, or a history of treatment with psoralen and ultraviolet A (PUVA).
human papillomavirus types and carcinoma of the conjunctiva: a pilot study.
The first evidence that HPV might also be involved in nonmelanoma skin cancer came from studies of epidermodysplasia verruciformis
, a rare disease in which patients present with extensive polymorphic warts that convert to squamous cell carcinoma in roughly 30% of cases, mostly involving sun-exposed sites.
is an uncommon cutaneous entity characterized by persistent human papillomavirus infection.