Prevalence of Human Papilloma Virus Infection of the Inner Foreskin in Boys

@inproceedings{Oswald2010PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of Human Papilloma Virus Infection of the Inner Foreskin in Boys},
  author={Josef Oswald and Alexander Buttazzoni and Barbara Schlenck and Elisabeth Richter and Christian Radmayr and Georg Bartsch and Bettina Gudrun Zelger},
  year={2010}
}
Purpose HPV infection is the main risk factor for cervical carcinoma in 70 out of 100 cases. The aim of our prospective study was to investigate the epidemiology of human papilloma virus (HPV) and its colonization of the male genital tract in particular the inner layer of the foreskin. Material and Methods We examined anonymised foreskins of unselected 64 patients aged between 7 months and 13 years (mean 5.2) without any histories of sexual abuse or sexual activity. Indication for circumcision… CONTINUE READING
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