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Correspondence
March 2001

Do Specific Human Papillomavirus Types Cause Psoriasis?

Arch Dermatol. 2001;137(3):384. doi:

Recent reports revealed a high prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) types 5 and 36 in psoriatic skin.1 The prevalence of anti–HPV-5 antibodies in patients with psoriasis (25%) was significantly higher than in individuals with no known history of HPV infection.1 These data lead to the discussion of a possible role for HPV infections in the pathogenesis of psoriasis.2

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