Estimation of the incidence of genital warts and the cost of illness in Germany: A cross-sectional study

@article{Hillemanns2008EstimationOT,
  title={Estimation of the incidence of genital warts and the cost of illness in Germany: A cross-sectional study},
  author={Peter Hillemanns and J Gabrielle Breugelmans and Friederike Gieseking and St{\`e}ve B{\'e}nard and Emilie Lamure and Kavi J Littlewood and K U Petry},
  journal={BMC Infectious Diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={76 - 76}
}
BACKGROUND Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a necessary cause of cervical cancer. HPV is also responsible for benign condylomata acuminata, also known as genital warts. We assessed the incidence of genital warts in Germany and collected information on their management to estimate the annual cost of disease. METHODS This was a multi-centre observational (cross-sectional) study of genital warts in Germany. Data were collected from gynecologists, dermatologists, and urologists seeing patients with… CONTINUE READING