Teresa Pisano

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The objective was to report the possibility that in Tourette’s disorder (TD) the same pathways may not be involved in all patients. Tics in three children affected with TD showed no improvement after treatment with several neuroleptic drugs (D2 blockers) at appropriate doses. However, they did improve greatly and persistently with pergolide treatment. One(More)
The standard treatment for malignant neoplasia of the cervicofacial area is surgery in association with radio- and/or chemotherapy. These therapies can cause local and systemic complications. Mucositis is the most common dose-correlated complication to the oral cavity. It is particularly difficult to treat in patients who are already physically and(More)
BACKGROUND Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is an atypical orofacial algesic syndrome. The aim of the authors' research was to investigate the morphological characteristics of peripheral blood circulation in patients with BMS in comparison with those of the peripheral blood circulation in healthy people. METHODS The authors examined 28 subjects, of whom 14(More)
Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is characterized by burning sensations of the oral cavity in the absence of abnormalities of the oral mucosa. BMS predominantly affects middle-aged women. This condition has a multifactorial etiology. Multiple approaches to treatment have been described. This article examines BMS, its related factors, and treatment options.
OBJECTIVE We evaluated the morphological and parametric characteristics of the periodontal microcirculation in patients diagnosed as having hypercholesterolemia and high levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL). METHODS Forty patients were recruited, 20 of whom were affected by hypercholesterolemia and 20 of whom were considered healthy. A(More)
The aim of this review is to carry out a quick excursus on the epidemiological and clinical aspect of oral and cervical lesions induced by human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and on the way this virus is transmitted. HPV infection is transmitted above all through vaginal or anal sexual relations with partners carrying the virus. Also other types of sexual(More)
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