Penile Neoplasia Forensic Approach
Thursday, October 05 2017 @ 03:16 EEST
Dan Spinu, Catalin Belinski, Ioana Oprea, Dragos Marcu, Dan Mischianu, Ovidiu Bratu
Penile cancer is a relatively rare neoplasia with the overall incidence of less than 1 from 100000 patients in Europe and USA[1,2]. The majority of them are common scuamous cell carcinoma 48-65% of the cases followed by basaloid carcinoma, warty carcinoma, verrucous carcinoma, papillary carcinoma which cover for more than 30% with the rest of 5% going to rare types of neoplasia or mixed types.
As in cervix carcinoma the role of HPV has been proved, infact there is a rare type of PC which is directly linked to HPV. As such, the prevalence of penile neoplasia is related to that of HPV in general population. Strains 16 and 18 are the most common findings in penile carcinoma. [...]View full article