Fausto Boselli

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The occurrence of hemangioma in the female genital tract, particularly in uterine cervix, is rare. The majority of them show asymptomatic behavior. Surgical excision remains curative in most of the cases. Conservative therapies such as sclerosing agents, cryotherapy, and CO2 laser excision may be alternatively applied. We present three cases of hemangiomas(More)
OBJECTIVE Genital warts are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), principally types 6 and 11, and are highly contagious. This study assessed treatment patterns and costs of management of genital warts in Italy. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS This was a retrospective, observational study conducted among gynaecologists, dermatologists, and specialists at(More)
We evaluated the incidence of oral discomfort in post-menopausal women and the efficacy of hormone replacement therapy in patients complaining of such symptoms. Two studies were performed. In the first, we compared oral discomfort and oral mucosa smears in 47 patients receiving replacement therapy and in 40 untreated post-menopausal women. In the second,(More)
The aim of this study was to assess teens' knowledge of HPV infection and vaccination one year after the initiation of the public vaccination programme and information campaign on the disease and the opportunity of vaccination. Between 15 May and 15 June 2009, a survey was carried out on 1,105 teenagers attending high schools in a town in the northeast of(More)
Angiomyofibroblastoma (AMFB) is a rare benign mesenchymal tumour that occurs almost exclusively in the vulvovaginal region of women but can also occur occasionally in the inguinoscrotal region of men. It is a well-circumscribed lesion that clinically is often thought to represent a Bartholin's gland cyst and usually does not form a pedunculated mass. To our(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the knowledge of teenaged girls on human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and vaccination 12 months after the start of a vaccine administration and information campaign. METHODS Between May 15 and June 15, 2009, an anonymous questionnaire was given to 629 girls attending a secondary school in a northeastern Italian city (286 were(More)
The authors report 33 dislocations of the carpus; 9 simple lunate dislocations and 24 complex fracture dislocations. The number and variety of the lesions and, in particular, the variety of the types of treatment carried out allow us to draw several conclusions regarding the correct management of these rare lesions based on a long-term evaluation of the(More)
The authors present two cases of giant cell tumor of the hamate bone. The symptoms and signs were similar in both cases: pain, mild inflammatory changes, and localized swelling. The radiographic picture included lacunar osteolysis with interruption of the cortex in one case, intact cortex but more expansive lysis of the cancellous bone in the other. The(More)