Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis

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Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis

A rare respiratory disease characterized by the development of exophytic papillomas affecting the mucosa of the upper aero-digestive tract (with a strong predilection for the larynx) caused by an infection with human papilloma virus. Symptoms at presentation vary with the age of patients and the extent of lesions and include dysphonia chronic cough and recurrent respiratory infections.

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Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis Foundation

The Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis Foundation is on a mission to find a cure and ultimately eradicate RRP, so that it becomes a disease of the past. On our journey to find a cure, we will be funding promising research proposals, spreading awareness of RRP, and supporting patients and caregivers on their RRP journey. With our voices united, we can and will work to end the burden of this disease on patients and caregivers.

Clinical Trials

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