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Severe infection +     
Failure to thrive secondary to recurrent infections  
Persistent human papillomavirus infection  
Human papillomaviruses (HPVs) are small oncogenic viruses. HPV has been shown to cause a variety of lesions and malignancies, which predominantly affect the anogenital region. Low-risk, non-oncogenic HPV types are associated with anogenital warts and recurrent respiratory papillomatosis while high-risk, oncogenic types are associated with cervical, penile, anal, vaginal, vulvar, and oropharyngeal cancers. Infection with anogenital HPV is usually asymptomatic and resolves spontaneously without consequences in the immunocompetent host. When disease does occur, the most common manifestation is genital warts, which may be small papules, or flat, smooth or pedunculated lesions. This resolution of HPV lesions is not generally seen in the immunosuppressed, resulting in severe, persistent and extensive manifestations of HPV disease.
Persistent viremia +   
Prolonged need of intravenous antibiotic therapy 
Recurrent deep organ abscess formation 
Severe norovirus infection 
Severe viral infection +   
Viral encephalitis +   

Exact Synonyms: Chronic HPV infection ;   Persistent HPV infection ;   chronic human papillomavirus infection
Broad Synonyms: human papilloma virus infection
Xrefs: EFO:0001668 ;   EFO:0010060
Definition Sources: PMID:24643184, PMID:26239127

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