Francesca Cottoni

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sassari
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Classic Kaposi sarcoma in northern Sardinia: a prospective epidemiologic overview (1977-2003) correlated with malaria prevalence (1934)
    Francesca Cottoni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Sassari, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:990-5. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Skin reaction in antiviral therapy for chronic hepatitis C: a role for polyethylene glycol interferon?
    Francesca Cottoni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Sassari, Italy
    Acta Derm Venereol 84:120-3. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Classic Kaposi's sarcoma in Sardinia: HLA positive and negative associations
    Maria Vittoria Masala
    Department of Dermatology, University of Sassari, and Department of Medical Science, University of Cagliari, Italy
    Int J Dermatol 44:743-5. 2005
  4. pmc CD4+ and CD8+ T-cell skewness in classic Kaposi sarcoma
    Antonio Galleu
    Haematology Section, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
    Neoplasia 14:487-94. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Skin vasculitis during Creutzfeldt-Jakob's disease
    Rosanna Satta
    Institute of Dermatology, University of Sassari, Italy
    Eur J Dermatol 16:72-4. 2006
  6. doi request reprint COL7A1 Recessive mutations in two siblings with distinct subtypes of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa: pruriginosa versus nails only
    Sara Pruneddu
    Department of Dermatology, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
    Dermatology 222:10-4. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Bullous lesions at polyethylene glycol interferon-alpha-2a inoculation site in a hepatitis C virus-infected subject
    M Antonietta Montesu
    Acta Derm Venereol 87:433-4. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint PCR analysis of Mycoplasma fermentans and M. penetrans in classic Kaposi's sarcoma
    Maria Antonietta Cuccuru
    Acta Derm Venereol 85:459-60. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Environmental factors influence the rate of human herpesvirus type 8 infection in a population with high incidence of classic Kaposi sarcoma
    Antonio Angeloni
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Pathology, Istituto Pasteur Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Clin Infect Dis 42:e66-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint High rate of human herpesvirus-8 seroprevalence in thalassemic patients in Italy
    Francesca Cottoni
    Dipartimento di Dermatologia, Universita di Sassari, Sassari, Italy
    J Clin Virol 30:106-9. 2004

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Classic Kaposi sarcoma in northern Sardinia: a prospective epidemiologic overview (1977-2003) correlated with malaria prevalence (1934)
    Francesca Cottoni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Sassari, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:990-5. 2006
    ..As a Mediterranean area, northern Sardinia has a high CKS frequency...
  2. ncbi request reprint Skin reaction in antiviral therapy for chronic hepatitis C: a role for polyethylene glycol interferon?
    Francesca Cottoni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Sassari, Italy
    Acta Derm Venereol 84:120-3. 2004
    ..In 9 patients (7 on triple therapy) dermatitis-like lesions were observed, and in 5 the severity of the lesions necessitated withdrawal from therapy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Classic Kaposi's sarcoma in Sardinia: HLA positive and negative associations
    Maria Vittoria Masala
    Department of Dermatology, University of Sassari, and Department of Medical Science, University of Cagliari, Italy
    Int J Dermatol 44:743-5. 2005
    ..The incidence of classic Kaposi's sarcoma (CKS) in northern Sardinia is one of the highest in the world...
  4. pmc CD4+ and CD8+ T-cell skewness in classic Kaposi sarcoma
    Antonio Galleu
    Haematology Section, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
    Neoplasia 14:487-94. 2012
    ..Our findings support the hypothesis that CKS evolution is associated with inadequate activation rather than impairment of the immune system...
  5. ncbi request reprint Skin vasculitis during Creutzfeldt-Jakob's disease
    Rosanna Satta
    Institute of Dermatology, University of Sassari, Italy
    Eur J Dermatol 16:72-4. 2006
    ..In the literature, only two cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob's disease and cutaneous manifestations are reported...
  6. doi request reprint COL7A1 Recessive mutations in two siblings with distinct subtypes of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa: pruriginosa versus nails only
    Sara Pruneddu
    Department of Dermatology, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
    Dermatology 222:10-4. 2011
    ..Our findings document the rare occurrence of recessive inheritance for the nails only DEB variant and emphasize the role of acquired phenotype-modifying factors in DEB pruriginosa pathogenesis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Bullous lesions at polyethylene glycol interferon-alpha-2a inoculation site in a hepatitis C virus-infected subject
    M Antonietta Montesu
    Acta Derm Venereol 87:433-4. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint PCR analysis of Mycoplasma fermentans and M. penetrans in classic Kaposi's sarcoma
    Maria Antonietta Cuccuru
    Acta Derm Venereol 85:459-60. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Environmental factors influence the rate of human herpesvirus type 8 infection in a population with high incidence of classic Kaposi sarcoma
    Antonio Angeloni
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Pathology, Istituto Pasteur Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Clin Infect Dis 42:e66-8. 2006
    ..Thus, environmental factors seem to play a relevant role in affecting the prevalence of HHV-8 infection...
  10. ncbi request reprint High rate of human herpesvirus-8 seroprevalence in thalassemic patients in Italy
    Francesca Cottoni
    Dipartimento di Dermatologia, Universita di Sassari, Sassari, Italy
    J Clin Virol 30:106-9. 2004
    ..The potential risk of acquiring infection by the novel human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) through blood derivatives is still debated...
  11. ncbi request reprint In situ study of chemokine and chemokine-receptor expression in Kaposi sarcoma
    Stefania Uccini
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Pathology, University La Sapienza, Roma
    Am J Dermatopathol 25:377-83. 2003
    ..The demonstration of chemokine receptors in KS cells raises the possibility that recruitment of KS cells in response to locally produced chemotactic stimuli may be one of the events involved in the pathogenesis of Kaposi sarcoma...