Guido Zannetti

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Previous studies have reported an association between sun exposure and the increased survival of patients with cutaneous melanoma (CM). The present study analyzed the association between ultraviolet (UV) light exposure and various prognostic factors in the Italian Clinical National Melanoma Registry. Clinical and sociodemographic features were collected, as(More)
OBJECTIVE Many techniques have been proposed to reconstruct acquired vulvar defects. In our experience, every type of vulvar defect can be repaired with 2 pedicled flaps, namely, the pedicle deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap and the lotus petal flap (LPF). MATERIALS AND METHODS We report our reconstructive algorithm for vulvar(More)
The treatment of complex wounds often requires multiple surgical debridement and eventually reconstruction with skin grafts or flaps, under local or general anesthesia. When the patient's general conditions contraindicate surgical procedures, topical negative pressure with vacuum assisted closure (VAC)) device can achieve wound healing with reduction of(More)
Granular cell tumor of Abrikossoff is a rare neoplasm that may occur in a wide variety of cutaneous and visceral sites. Granular cell tumor generally shows benign behavior. However, malignant outcome with metastatic spread has also been reported. Until now, no data were available on the most useful imaging approach for diagnosis and staging. We present a(More)
Based on current information, the expression of ELM features as a function of tumor thickness seems to be consistent not only with the definition of main ELM features but also with the model of histogenesis of the disease. The published data and observations, however, are insufficient. The relationship between tumor thickness and the ELM picture needs to be(More)