From the humble wart to HPV: a fascinating story throughout centuries

  • Marianna Karamanou | mariannakaramanou@yahoo.com History of Medicine Department, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
  • Emmanovil Agapitos Department of Pathology, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
  • Antonis Kousoulis History of Medicine Department, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
  • George Androutsos History of Medicine Department, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

Abstract

Nowadays human papillomavirus (HPV) is a significant source of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Epidemiological studies suggest that 75% of all sexually active people will become infected at some point during their lifetimes...

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2011-12-05
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Karamanou, M., Agapitos, E., Kousoulis, A., & Androutsos, G. (2011). From the humble wart to HPV: a fascinating story throughout centuries. Oncology Reviews, 4(3), 133-135. https://doi.org/10.4081/oncol.2010.57