Arquivos Internacionais de Otorrinolaringologia 2012; 16(01): 108-114
DOI: 10.7162/S1809-48722012000100016
Review Article
Thieme Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The descriptive review, from recurrent respiratory papillomatosis of the disease, an enigmatic

A revisão descritiva da papilomatose respiratória recorrente da doença, um enigmático
Aremu Shuaib Kayode
1   DR. Consultant ENT.
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20 May 2010

04 September 2010

Publication Date:
12 February 2014 (online)


Introduction: The recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP), which is caused by the human papilomavirus type 6 and 11, is the most common benign neoplasm in the larynx among infants and the second more frequent cause of the hoarseness in childhood. Is a enigmatic disease that can be devastating for those whom are affected. Is way misunderstood, and the investigation is still on matter.

Objective: This review had as objective provide a global vision and an update of what is recognized about the RRP and that is ahead of interns therapies. This surgical and adjuvant was performed through the research of database PubMed, MEDLINE, Cumulative index to nursing and health, Allied Literature and Cochrane. Eletronic library sought to use the headers of the subject “Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis”, “Juvenile Laryngeal Papillomatosis”, “Respiratory Papillomatosis”, “Pediatric Laryngeal Obstruction” and “Airway Management”. The obtained results were analyzed of relevance for the theme.

Discussion: The human papillomavirus (HPV) is a little DNA virus that contain. The recurrent respiratory papillomatosis can affect people of any age, with the younger patient identified in a day of age and the oldest with 84 years. The most common presentation is the supporter of the RRP, it is the hoarseness. The therapy has been repetitive and debulking. The objective is to erradicate the disease, without damaging the normal structures. None modality has proven effective in the eradication of RRP.

Conclusion: Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis is a frustrating disease, capricious with the potential of the morbid consequences by the cause of involvement of the airway and the risks of malignant degeneration.


Introdução: A papilomatose respiratória recorrente (PRR), que é causado pelo papilomavírus humano tipos 6 e 11, é a neoplasia benigna mais comum da laringe entre as crianças ea segunda causa mais frequente de rouquidão na infância. É uma doença enigmática que pode ser devastadora para aqueles a quem ela afeta. É muito mal compreendido, e investigação continua na ativa assunto.

Objetivo: Esta revisão teve por objectivo proporcionar uma visão global e uma atualização do que é conhecido sobre RRP e que está à frente de interms therapies.This cirúrgica e adjuvante foi realizada através de pesquisa das bases de dados PubMed, MEDLINE, Index cumulativa de Enfermagem e Saúde Allied Literatura e Cochrane biblioteca electrónica procurou usar os cabeçalhos de assunto ''papilomatose respiratória recorrente'', ''papilomatose laríngea juvenil'', ''papilomatose respiratória'', ''obstrução laríngea pediátrica'' e ''gestão das vias aéreas''. Os resultados obtidos foram analisados de relevância para o tema.

Discussão: O papilomavírus humano (HPV) é um pequeno vírus de DNA que contêm. A papilomatose respiratória recorrente pode afetar pessoas de qualquer idade, com o paciente mais jovem identificado em um dia de idade eo mais velho de 84 anos. A apresentação mais comum é o sustentáculo da PRR é hoarseness. The de terapia tem sido repetida debulking. O objetivo é erradicar a doença, sem danificar as estruturas normais. Nenhum única modalidade tem mostrado ser eficaz na erradicação da PRR.

Conclusão: Papilomatose respiratória recorrente é uma doença frustrante caprichoso com o potencial para consequências mórbidas por causa de seu envolvimento das vias aéreas eo risco de degeneração maligna.

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