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2020, Vol. 2, Issue 3, Part K

Frequency of human papilloma virus in Oropharyngeal Carcinoma at tertiary level Hospital in Bangladesh


Author(s): Dr. MD Abdul Karim, Dr. MD Abdus Sattar, Dr. Belayat Hossain Siddiquee, Dr. Sayed Farhan Ali Razib and Dr. MD Khalid Mahmud

Abstract: Background: The incidence of oropharyngeal carcinoma has been increasing in many parts of the world. The potential etiologic role of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas has been recognized for more than 3 decades.
Aim: To assess the frequency of human papilloma virus in oropharyngeal carcinoma.
Methodology: This cross-sectional study has been conducted in a tertiary level hospital at the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, BSMMU, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 20 cases of oropharyngeal carcinoma enrolled as a sample in this study. PCR has performed to detect HPV DNA of those cases who were histologically proven oropharyngeal carcinoma. The results were expressed as percentage and p value <0.05 will be considered as the level of significant.
Result: Total 20 patients were studied in this period. But no patient found positive for HPV.


DOI: 10.33545/27068919.2020.v2.i3k.293

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Dr. MD Abdul Karim, Dr. MD Abdus Sattar, Dr. Belayat Hossain Siddiquee, Dr. Sayed Farhan Ali Razib, Dr. MD Khalid Mahmud. Frequency of human papilloma virus in Oropharyngeal Carcinoma at tertiary level Hospital in Bangladesh . Int J Adv Acad Stud 2020;2(3):752-754. DOI: 10.33545/27068919.2020.v2.i3k.293
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