Source: Romanian Journal of Pediatrics. Author s : Sӑlӑvӑstru, Carmen; Cristodulo, T. Abstract: Genital and perigenital human papilomavirus HPV infection in children has an incidence of 1.
The mechanism of transmission of HPV to the anogenital area in children is vertical or perinatal hpv on lesion from an HPV-infected maternal genital tract most likely in children under three years of agehorizontal transmission hpv on lesion auto- or heteroinoculation from cutaneous or mucosal warts elsewhere, and transmission by sexual abuse. The authors present several cases of infants aged under 24 month old referred to the clinic for multiple papillary lesions mainly hpv on lesion in anogenital region, the external genitalia and contiguous mucous membranes which, due to chronic hpv on lesion, result in papules that are less verrucous and vary in color from pink to brown.
The therapeutic approach was very difficult because of the extensive affected area and the patients' hpv on lesion.
Initially, we used several applications of trichloracetic acid and electrodessication with very good results and hpv on lesion free of lesion mean period of hpv on lesion month. In one case the lesions reappeared and we combined several therapeutic modalities: podophyllin, electrodessication, cauterization, with good results.
As a conclusion, treating extensive affected areas of HPV infection in children may be challenging and the need of repeated applications might be followed by side effects.
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