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Correlation of HPV antigen and type of genital warts with atypia.
  1. B Kumar,
  2. R Gupta,
  3. S Sehgal
  1. Department of Dermatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.


    Five clinical types of genital warts were identified, studied histopathologically and stained for human papilloma virus (HPV) antigen. HPV antigen was found in all degrees of koilocytosis and it was present more often in the hyperplastic warts than in other types of genital warts. However, as reported earlier, the presence of HPV antigen did not decrease proportionately as the degree of atypia increased.

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