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Medical Term:

recurrent respiratory papillomatosis


Definition: a disease of the respiratory tract caused by the human papillomavirus; characterized by rapid recurrence of papillomas after surgical removal, airway obstruction, and hoarseness to aphonia when the larynx is involved.

See Also: laryngeal papillomatosis

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