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[The analysis of human papillomavirus infection in lip squamous cell carcinoma patients].

[Article in Chinese]

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  • 1Key laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research (Ministry of Education), Head and Neck Surgery Department, Peking University Cancer Hospital & Institute, Beijing 100142, China.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To analyze the infection of human papillomavirus in lip squamous cell carcinoma patients.

METHODS:

The pathological samples of 9 clinical diagnosed lip cancer patients were collected. Lunimex and PCR techniques were used to detect the HPV gene infection and immunohistochemistry method was used to analyze the HPV protein expression in the samples.

RESULTS:

In the 9 cases, 1 was positive for HPV16 gene and 7 were positive for HPV16/18 E6 protein expression. The total positive rate was about 8/9.

CONCLUSION:

The high HPV infection rate in lip cancer patients in the study indicated indirectly that the importance of the direct contact to the infection of HPV what was the basis for pathogenesis of the lip squamous cell carcinoma.

PMID:
23547458
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