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HPV-associated penile squamous cell carcinoma

Sunday 3 January 2010

Human papillomavirus (HPV) has been reported in 12-82% of penile squamous cell carcinomas (SCC). There is an association of the virus with basaloid and warty carcinomas but the reported prevalence is variable. The causes of these variations are not clear.

See also

- penile squamous cell carcinoma

References

- Value of p16INK4a in the Pathology of Invasive Penile Squamous Cell Carcinomas: A Report of 202 Cases. Cubilla AL, Lloveras B, Alejo M, Clavero O, Chaux A, Kasamatsu E, Monfulleda N, Tous S, Alemany L, Klaustermeier J, Muñoz N, Quint W, de Sanjose S, Bosch FX. Am J Surg Pathol. 2011 Feb;35(2):253-61. PMID: 21263246

- The basaloid cell is the best tissue marker for human papillomavirus in invasive penile squamous cell carcinoma: a study of 202 cases from Paraguay. Cubilla AL, Lloveras B, Alejo M, Clavero O, Chaux A, Kasamatsu E, Velazquez EF, Lezcano C, Monfulleda N, Tous S, Alemany L, Klaustermeier J, Muñoz N, Quint W, de Sanjose S, Bosch FX. Am J Surg Pathol. 2010 Jan;34(1):104-14.PMID: 20035150