Human papillomavirus 6a lesions of the lower eyelid and genitalia

Naomi Peck, Mark J. Lucarelli, Michelle Yao, Denis Lee, Daniel Albert

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A 42-year-old white man presented with a lower eyelid lesion and recurrent condylomata acuminata of his genitalia due to human papillomavirus (HPV) type 6a. Polymerase chain reaction analysis of both lesions was performed. The eyelid lesion was excised and found to be a papilloma caused by HPV6a infection. An extensive literature search revealed one previous report of concurrent conjunctival papilloma and genital papilloma involving HPV6a. Rare cases of solitary lesions of the eyelid secondary to HPV6a infection have been reported. HPV should be considered as a possible cause of an eyelid papilloma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)311-313
Number of pages3
JournalOphthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology


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