Other Names for this Disease
- Warts in the throat
- Juvenile laryngeal papillomatosis (subtype)
- Recurrent laryngeal papillomatosis (subtype)
recurrent respiratory papillomatosis where tumors (papillomas) grow in the larynx (voice box). Symptoms usually begin with hoarseness and/or a change in the voice. Some people may experience difficulty breathing (dyspnea) and/or experience other life-threatening complications if the papillomas block the airway. The tumors may vary in size and grow very quickly. They often grow back even when removed. Laryngeal papillomatosis is caused by two types of human papilloma virus (HPV), called HPV 6 and HPV 11.Laryngeal papillomatosis is a form of
Last updated: 11/21/2011
- Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis or Laryngeal Papillomatosis. National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. October 2010; http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/voice/pages/laryngeal.aspx. Accessed 11/21/2011.
- Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis. National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). 2002; http://www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases/byID/1083/viewAbstract. Accessed 6/8/2011.
- The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) conducts and supports biomedical and behavioral research and research training in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language. Click on the link to view information on this topic.
- The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) has a report for patients and families about this condition. NORD is a patient advocacy organization for individuals with rare diseases and the organizations that serve them.
- The Monarch Initiative brings together data about this condition from humans and other species to help physicians and biomedical researchers. Monarch’s tools are designed to make it easier to compare the signs and symptoms (phenotypes) of different diseases and discover common features. This initiative is a collaboration between several academic institutions across the world and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. Visit the website to explore the biology of this condition.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Laryngeal papillomatosis. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.