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Is laryngeal papillomatosis considered a nose disorder?

Laryngeal papillomatosis is a tumor of the voice box caused by the human papillomavirus. Although laryngeal papillomas may cause blockage in the airways near the nose, they are not considered nose disorders. Obstruction to the airways is in the lungs and windpipe in laryngeal papillomatosis, not in the nasal passages.

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