Human papilloma virus prevalence in patients diagnosed with squamous carcinoma oral cavity

Gina Pennacchiotti, Raúl Sáez, María J. Martínez, Marcela Cárcamo, Rodrigo Montes

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Abstract

Aim: To establish the prevalence of HPV in patients with diagnose of Oral Squamous cell carcinoma, treated in the Instituto Nacional del Cáncer in fresh tumoral samples. Methods: Cross-sectional study. The inclusion criteria were patients over 18 years, histological diagnosis of Oral Squamous cell carcinoma, that haven’t received any previous cancer treatment, in normal physical and mental conditions. All patients signed an informed consent. Samples consisting of fresh biopsies of lesions with clinical and pathological diagnosis were made. The samples were processed in the Programme of Virology, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Chile, through PCR and genotyped by Linear Array® (ROCHE). Results: The prevalence of VPH obtained in this patients was of 9.09% (2/22), corresponding 1 to VPH 56. The positive patients for VPH resulted to be a man of 35 years and a woman of 73 years (9%). Conclusion: The prevalence of HPV in this type of patients was 9.09%, similar than the international publications.

Translated title of the contributionHuman papilloma virus prevalence in patients diagnosed with squamous carcinoma oral cavity
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)137-142
Number of pages6
JournalRevista Chilena de Cirugia
Volume68
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2016
Externally publishedYes

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