Gender differences in human immunodeficiency virus-related oral lesions: an Italian study.

@article{Campisi2001GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in human immunodeficiency virus-related oral lesions: an Italian study.},
  author={G Campisi and Giuseppe Pizzo and Salvatrice Mancuso and Valerio Margiotta},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2001},
  volume={91 5},
  pages={
          546-51
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between oral lesions and gender, age, CD4(+) cell count, human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) viral load, antiretroviral therapy, and route of transmission in a group of HIV-infected (HIV+) persons from the Mediterranean region. STUDY DESIGN The participants in this study were HIV+ adults who sought dental care between January 1999 and June 1999 in the Department of Oral Medicine (University of Palermo, Italy… CONTINUE READING