Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery 2019; 32(05): 347-357
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1687830
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Human Papilloma Virus Infection and Anal Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions

Laura Svidler López
1  Department of Surgery, Hospital General de Agudos Juan A. Fernández, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Luciana La Rosa
2  Department of Surgery, Centro de Educación Médica e Investigaciones clínicas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
3  Centro Privado de Cirugía y Coloproctología, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Publication Date:
22 August 2019 (online)


This article addresses the natural history of the human papilloma virus (HPV) infection to anal squamous intraepithelial lesions, and onto squamous cell carcinoma of the anus. This article provides overviews of the virology, pathophysiology, nomenclature, classification, historical terms, risk factors, clinical evaluation, differential diagnosis, and treatment of HPV infection and its sequelae.