IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 23 / Issue 5 / pii/2002209

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Open Access Original Research

Cervical biopsy specimens and human papilloma virus positivity in patients with external genital warts

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1 Department of Dermatology & Venerology, University of Dicle, Diyarbak?r (Turkey)
2 Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Dicle, Diyarbak?r (Turkey)
3 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital of Government, Diyarbak?r (Turkey)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2002, 23(5), 460–462;
Published: 10 October 2002
Abstract

Cervical biopsy specimens were taken from 16 women with external genital warts in order to diagnose concomitant cervical human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) according to pathology. Positive HPV infection was detected 56% (9/16) of the patients. Among those patients 66% (6/9) had concurrent subclinical low-grade CIN lesions. One of those patients had a high-grade CIN lesion. It is concluded that cervical HPV infection was rather common in women with exter­nal genital warts and it is valuable to examine cervical HPV infection by biopsy to detect concomitant CIN.

Keywords
Human papillomavirus
Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
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