Laboratory of Cutaneous Histopathology, Institute of Dermatology S. Maria and San Gallicano, Via Chianesi, 53, 00144 Rome, Italy.
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Epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EV) is
a rare dermatosis that is associated with cutaneous cancers in about half
of the patients . EV can be defined as a genetic disorder that determines
a lifelong infection of the skin by human Papillomaviruses (HPV) .
The EV-HPVs are harmless for the general population and have been found
in skin cancers of immunosuppressed patients . These findings suggest
that defective immune surveillance [...]