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  1. Globally, over 65% of maternal deaths occur during the first 42 days of postpartum while the same proportion of neonatal deaths occur during the first 7 days of life. In sab- Saharan Africa, 4.7 million mother...

    Authors: Zemenu Tadesse Tessema, Lake Yazachew, Getayeneh Antehunegn Tesema and Achamyeleh Birhanu Teshale

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:175

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  2. Even though neonatal mortality reduction is the major goal needed to be achieved by 2030, it is still unacceptably high especially in Ethiopia. In the other hand, low birth weight is the major cause of neonata...

    Authors: Temesgen Getaneh, Ayenew Negesse, Getenet Dessie and Melaku Desta

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:174

    Content type: Research

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  3. Although children with special health care needs (CSHCN) represent a minority of the population, they go through more hospitalizations, more admissions to the Emergency Department (ED), and receive a major num...

    Authors: Paola Cianci, Valeria D’Apolito, Alex Moretti, Massimo Barbagallo, Sabrina Paci, Maria Teresa Carbone, Riccardo Lubrano, Antonio Urbino, Carlo Dionisi Vici, Luigi Memo, Giuseppe Zampino, Giancarlo La Marca, Alberto Villani, Giovanni Corsello and Angelo Selicorni

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:173

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  4. Lyme neuroborreliosis can cause a variety of neurological manifestations. European children usually present facial nerve palsy, other cranial nerve palsies and aseptic meningitis.

    Authors: Salvatore Savasta, Ivan Fiorito, Thomas Foiadelli, Anna Pichiecchio, Patrizia Cambieri, Bianca Mariani, Piero Marone and Gianluigi Marseglia

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:172

    Content type: Case report

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  5. In comparison with adults, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) infection in children has a milder course. The management of children with suspected or confirmed coronavirus disease (COVI...

    Authors: Francesco Nunziata, Eugenia Bruzzese, Marco Poeta, Luca Pierri, Andrea Catzola, Gian Paolo Ciccarelli, Edoardo Vassallo, Emma Montella, Andrea Lo Vecchio and Alfredo Guarino

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:170

    Content type: Research

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  6. SAPHO (synovitis, acne, pustolosis, hyperostosis and osteitis) syndrome is a rare autoinflammatory chronic disorder, presenting with non-infectious osteitis, sterile joint inflammation and skin manifestations ...

    Authors: Michele Luzzati, Gabriele Simonini, Cesare Filippeschi, Teresa Giani and Sandra Trapani

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:169

    Content type: Case report

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  7. Resistance to thyroid hormone syndrome (RTH) is an autosomal dominant or recessive genetic disease caused by mutation of either the thyroid hormone receptorβ (THR-β) gene or the thyroid hormone receptorα (THR-...

    Authors: Hongping Sun, Lin Cao, Rendong Zheng, Shaofeng Xie and Chao Liu

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:168

    Content type: Review

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  8. Family Accommodation (FA) refers to the involvement of family members (especially parents) in the compulsive behaviors of children and adolescents with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (e.g. modifying family rout...

    Authors: Maria Pontillo, Francesco Demaria, Maria Cristina Tata, Roberto Averna, Prisca Gargiullo, Maria Laura Pucciarini, Ornella Santonastaso, Tommaso Boldrini, Alberto Eugenio Tozzi and Stefano Vicari

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:167

    Content type: Research

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  9. Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is an autosomal recessive hereditary disease associated with severe muscle atrophy and weakness in the limbs and trunk. The discovery of mutated genes is helpful in diagnosis and ...

    Authors: Ruiping Zhang, Chunyu Gu, Linjie Pu, Yingtao Meng, Jianbo Shu and Chunquan Cai

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:166

    Content type: Research

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  10. The timing of puberty in girls is occurring at an increasingly early age. While a positive family history is recognised as a predisposing factor for early or precocious puberty, the role of environmental facto...

    Authors: Stefano Stagi, Salvatore De Masi, Erica Bencini, Stefania Losi, Silvia Paci, Maria Parpagnoli, Franco Ricci, Daniele Ciofi and Chiara Azzari

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:165

    Content type: Research

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  11. Recurrent diabetic ketoacidosis in patients with known diabetes mellitus remains a relevant problem in pediatrics with an incidence of 1–10% per patient. Children may die because of cerebral edema and had a si...

    Authors: Birtukan Assefa, Haymanot Zeleke, Rajalakshmi Murugan and Kalkidan Wondwossen

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:164

    Content type: Research

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  12. The phenotypic features of SHOX deficiency (SHOX-D) are highly variable and can be very mild, especially in young children. The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate auxological and radiological indi...

    Authors: Silvia Vannelli, Maria Baffico, Raffaele Buganza, Francesca Verna, Giulia Vinci, Daniele Tessaris, Gianpaolo Di Rosa, Alberto Borraccino and Luisa de Sanctis

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:163

    Content type: Research

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  13. Every year, 1.3 million young people reported to die from preventable causes of death. Parent-adolescent communication on sexuality is critical in informing youth about risk and protective behaviors which in t...

    Authors: Maru Mekie, Dagne Addisu, Abenezer Melkie and Wubet Taklual

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:162

    Content type: Research

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  14. Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome (SLOS) is a rare genetic neurodevelopmental disorder caused by the defect in the 7-dehydrocholesterol reductase. This defect leads to the deficiency of cholesterol biosynthesis with ...

    Authors: Maurizio Delvecchio, Biagio Rapone, Simonetta Simonetti, Simona Fecarotta, Graziana De Carlo, Elvira Favoino, Maria Teresa Loverro, Anna Maria Isdraele Romano, Federica Taurino, Edoardo Di Naro and Antonio Gnoni

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:161

    Content type: Case report

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  15. Group B streptococcus (GBS) is a leading cause of sepsis, pneumonia and meningitis in infants, with long term neurodevelopmental sequelae. GBS may be associated with poor pregnancy outcomes, including spontane...

    Authors: Alberto Berardi, Tiziana Cassetti, Roberta Creti, Caterina Vocale, Simone Ambretti, Mario Sarti, Fabio Facchinetti, Stephen Cose, Paul Heath and Kirsty Le Doare

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:160

    Content type: Commentary

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  16. In the recent years, clinical progress and better medical assistance for pregnant women, together with the introduction of new complex technologies, has improved the survival of preterm infants. However, this ...

    Authors: Antonella del Vecchio, Sergio Salerno, Massimo Barbagallo, Gaetano Chirico, Mauro Campoleoni, Vittorio Cannatà, Elisabetta Genovese, Claudio Granata, Andrea Magistrelli and Paolo Tomà

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:159

    Content type: Review

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  17. A number of genetic syndromes associated with variants in the BSCL2/seipin gene have been identified. Variants that cause skipping of exon 7 are associated with progressive encephalopathy with/without lipodystrop...

    Authors: Stefania Pedicelli, Luca de Palma, Caterina Pelosini and Marco Cappa

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:158

    Content type: Case report

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  18. Thyroid hemangioma mostly occurs in adults and is extremely rare in infants. So far, only four pediatric cases of thyroid hemangioma have been reported, one of which has only been clinically diagnosed. Most of...

    Authors: Yujian Liang, Ronghui Pu, Xueqiong Huang, Suping Li, Yingqian Chen and Wen Tang

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:157

    Content type: Case report

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  19. The aim of this study was to quantify the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on pediatric operations, and establish preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative protocols to improve the pediatric...

    Authors: Yi Wei, Chengjun Yu, Tian Xin Zhao, Tao Lin, H. E. Dawei, Sheng-de Wu and Guang-hui Wei

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:155

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  20. Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD; MIM#263200) is one of the most frequent pediatric renal cystic diseases, with an incidence of 1:20,000. It is caused by mutations of the PKHD1 gene, on chromo...

    Authors: Gregorio Serra, Giovanni Corsello, Vincenzo Antona, Maria Michela D’Alessandro, Nicola Cassata, Marcello Cimador, Mario Giuffrè, Ingrid Anne Mandy Schierz and Ettore Piro

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:154

    Content type: Case report

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  21. Pediatric COVID-19 is relatively mild and may vary from that in adults. This study was to investigate the epidemic, clinical, and imaging features of pediatric COVID-19 pneumonia for early diagnosis and treatm...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Ru-Ming Xie, Yu-Lin He, Li-Hong Xing, Li Dong, Jian-Zhong Zhang, Wei-Hong Xing, Xiao-Yan Lv, Yi-Bo Lu, Qiang Liu, Ling-Bo Lin, Gui-Zeng Liu, Li Li, Pan Li, Yuan-Zhong Xie, Zhi-Yu Ni…

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:153

    Content type: Research

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  22. Mild encephalitis/encephalopathy with a reversible splenial lesion (MERS) is a clinical-radiological syndrome that can be related to infectious and non-infectious conditions. The most prominent neurological sy...

    Authors: Antonella Tuscano, Marisa Zoppo, Carlotta Canavese, Maurizio Cogoni and Carlo Scolfaro

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:152

    Content type: Case report

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  23. Shwachman-Diamond syndrome (SDS) is a rare genetic, multi-systemic disease characterized by exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, immune deficiency, bone marrow failure and skeletal abnormalities. Most patients p...

    Authors: Agnieszka Bogusz-Wójcik, Honorata Kołodziejczyk, Maja Klaudel-Dreszler, Grzegorz Oracz, Joanna Pawłowska and Mieczysław Szalecki

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:151

    Content type: Research

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  24. This consensus document has been prepared by a multidisciplinary group of experts (Paediatricians, Radiologists, Paediatric Orthopaedics) and it is mainly aimed at paediatricians, hospitals and primary care pr...

    Authors: Rino Agostiniani, Giuseppe Atti, Salvatore Bonforte, Carolina Casini, Marco Cirillo, Maurizio De Pellegrin, Daniela Di Bello, Francesco Esposito, Ambra Galla, Giorgio Marrè Brunenghi, Nicola Romeo, Paolo Tomà and Norberto Vezzali

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:150

    Content type: Review

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  25. The rapid spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in Italy has dramatically impacted the National Healthcare System, causing the sudden congestion of hospitals, especially in Northern Italy, thus imposing drastic rest...

    Authors: Giovanni Trisolino, Carlo Enrico Origo, Nando De Sanctis, Daniela Dibello, Pasquale Farsetti, Cosimo Gigante, Pasquale Guida, Lorenza Marengo, Elena Panuccio, Renato Maria Toniolo, Fabio Verdoni and Antonio Memeo

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:149

    Content type: Commentary

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  26. Pleuropulmonary blastomas (PPB) are rare aggressive paediatric lung malignancies and are among the most common DICER1-related disorders: it is estimated that 75–80% of children with a PPB have the DICER1 mutation...

    Authors: Shihan Zhang, Xisi Wang, Sihui Li, Siyu Cai, Tong Yu, Libing Fu, Na Zhang, Xiaoxia Peng, Qi Zeng and Xiaoli Ma

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:148

    Content type: Case report

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  27. Bronchiolitis is the primary infection of the lower respiratory tract in children under 2 years of age. Although it is generally considered a single nosological entity, recent studies suggested remarkable clin...

    Authors: Giuliana Ferrante, Carmela Fondacaro, Giovanna Cilluffo, Piera Dones, Francesca Cardella and Giovanni Corsello

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:147

    Content type: Research

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  28. There is ample evidence that COVID-19 is significantly less severe in children than in adults and asthma and allergy, the most common chronic disorders in children, are not included in the top 10 comorbidities...

    Authors: Lucia Diaferio, Giuseppe Fabio Parisi, Giulia Brindisi, Cristiana Indolfi, Giuseppe Marchese, Daniele Giovanni Ghiglioni, Anna Maria Zicari, Gian Luigi Marseglia and Michele Miraglia del Giudice

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:146

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  29. To describe a case of thrombophlebitis associated with Candida infection and to analyze other published reports to define clinical characteristics, prognostic data, diagnostic and therapeutic strategies.

    Authors: Claudia Colomba, Luigi Campa, Lucia Siracusa, Salvatore Giordano, Maria C. Vella, Giovanni Corsello, Mario Giuffrè and Antonio Cascio

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:145

    Content type: Review

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  30. Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES) is a non IgE-mediated food allergy that generally affects children in the first year of life. Usually symptoms break out when formula milk or solid foods are...

    Authors: Francesco Baldo, Martina Bevacqua, Cristiana Corrado, Daniela Nisticò, Laura Cesca, Valentina Declich, Roberto Dall’Amico and Egidio Barbi

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:144

    Content type: Case report

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  31. The Veneto region is one of the most affected Italian regions by COVID-19. Chronic lung diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), may constitute a risk factor in COVID-19. Moreover, respi...

    Authors: Valentino Bezzerri, Francesca Lucca, Sonia Volpi and Marco Cipolli

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:143

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  32. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is currently rare in children and they seem to have a milder disease course and better prognosis than adults. However, SARS-Cov-2 pandemic has indirectly caused problems...

    Authors: Riccardo Lubrano, Alberto Villani, Stefano Berrettini, Paolo Caione, Alberto Chiara, Antonella Costantino, Roberto Formigari, Emilio Franzoni, Guido Castelli Gattinara, Arturo Giustardi, Giancarlo La Marca, Paolo Lionetti, Mario Lima, Claudio Maffei, Monica Malamisura, Giantonio Manzoni…

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:142

    Content type: Research

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  33. People increasingly search online for health information. Particularly, parents of patients often use the Internet as a source for health information. We conducted a survey to investigate the online searching ...

    Authors: Luisa Russo, Ilaria Campagna, Beatrice Ferretti, Elisabetta Pandolfi, Marta Luisa Ciofi Degli Atti, Simone Piga, Sally Jackson, Caterina Rizzo, Francesco Gesualdo and Alberto E. Tozzi

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:141

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  34. Mitochondrial diseases, also known as oxidative phosphorylation (OXPHOS) disorders, with a prevalence rate of 1:5000, are the most frequent inherited metabolic diseases. Leigh Syndrome French Canadian type (LS...

    Authors: Ettore Piro, Gregorio Serra, Vincenzo Antona, Mario Giuffrè, Elisa Giorgio, Fabio Sirchia, Ingrid Anne Mandy Schierz, Alfredo Brusco and Giovanni Corsello

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:140

    Content type: Case report

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  35. A statement of consensus was formulated after reviewing available literature on pediatric treatment strategies for COVID-19 by the Steering and Scientific Committee of the Italian Society of Infectious Pediatr...

    Authors: Elisabetta Venturini, Carlotta Montagnani, Silvia Garazzino, Daniele Donà, Luca Pierantoni, Andrea Lo Vecchio, Giangiacomo Nicolini, Sonia Bianchini, Andrzej Krzysztofiak, Luisa Galli, Alberto Villani and Guido Castelli-Gattinara

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:139

    Content type: Review

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  36. Neonatal mortality remains a serious public health concern in developing countries including Ethiopia. Ethiopia is one of the countries with the highest neonatal mortality in Africa. However, there is limited ...

    Authors: Zemenu Tadesse Tessema and Getayeneh Antehunegn Tesema

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:138

    Content type: Research

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  37. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a highly contagious viral disease has spread from Wuhan, Hubei Province, China to all over the world from its first recognition on December 2019. To date, only a few neonat...

    Authors: Setareh Sagheb, Ameneh Lamsehchi, Mohamadreza Jafary, Reza Atef-Yekta and Kourosh Sadeghi

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:137

    Content type: Case report

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  38. Persistent neonatal hypoglycemia, owing to the possibility of severe neurodevelopmental consequences, is a leading cause of neonatal care admission. Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia is often resistant to dextrose...

    Authors: Ettore Piro, Ingrid Anne Mandy Schierz, Vincenzo Antona, Maria Pia Pappalardo, Mario Giuffrè, Gregorio Serra and Giovanni Corsello

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:136

    Content type: Case report

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  39. Hirschsprung disease, the most important congenital colonic dysmotility in children results from neural crest migration, differentiation, proliferation, or apoptosis defects where the rearranged during transfe...

    Authors: Ingrid Anne Mandy Schierz, Marcello Cimador, Mario Giuffrè, Claudia Maria Aiello, Vincenzo Antona, Giovanni Corsello and Ettore Piro

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:135

    Content type: Case report

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  40. This is the report of the first official survey from the Italian Society of Pediatric Surgery (ISPS) to appraise the distribution and organization of bedside surgery in the neonatal intensive care units (NICU)...

    Authors: Gloria Pelizzo, Pietro Bagolan, Francesco Morini, Mariagrazia Aceti, Daniele Alberti, Mario Andermarcher, Luigi Avolio, Fabio Bartoli, Vito Briganti, Sebastiano Cacciaguerra, Francesco S. Camoglio, Pierluca Ceccarelli, Maurizio Cheli, Fabio Chiarenza, Enrico Ciardini, Marcello Cimador…

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:134

    Content type: Review

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  41. Pediatricians have observed a significant decrease in in-person child health visits during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the post lockdown period, the coronavirus trend remains positive in Italy but fears of a sec...

    Authors: Rino Agostiniani, Elena Bozzola, Annamaria Staiano, Antonio Del Vecchio, Teresa Mazzone, Luigi Greco, Giovanni Corsello and Alberto Villani

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:133

    Content type: Commentary

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  42. Facial masks may be one of the most cost-effective strategies to prevent the diffusion of COVID 19 infection. Nevertheless, fake news are spreading, alerting parents on dangerous side effects in children, such...

    Authors: Alberto Villani, Elena Bozzola, Annamaria Staiano, Rino Agostiniani, Antonio Del Vecchio, Nicola Zamperini, Francesco Marino, Davide Vecchio and Giovanni Corsello

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:132

    Content type: Commentary

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  43. Congenital Hyperinsulinism typically occurs with a neonatal hypoglycemia but can appear even in childhood or in adolescence with different types of glucose metabolism derangements. Current diagnostic algorithm...

    Authors: Alberto Casertano, Arianna De Matteis, Enza Mozzillo, Francesco Maria Rosanio, Pietro Buono, Valentina Fattorusso and Adriana Franzese

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:131

    Content type: Research

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  44. For a number of persons with rare diseases (RDs) a definite diagnosis remains undiscovered with relevant physical, psychological and social consequences. Undiagnosed RDs (URDs) require other than specialised c...

    Authors: Marco Salvatore, Agata Polizzi, Maria Chiara De Stefano, Giovanna Floridia, Simone Baldovino, Dario Roccatello, Savino Sciascia, Elisa Menegatti, Giuseppe Remuzzi, Erica Daina, Paraskevas Iatropoulos, Bruno Bembi, Rosalia Maria Da Riol, Alessandra Ferlini, Marcella Neri, Giuseppe Novelli…

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:130

    Content type: Research

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  45. Hemophilia A (HA) is an X-linked recessive bleeding disorder characterized by qualitative and quantitative deficiency of factor VIII (FVIII). The development of inhibitor antibodies against FVIII is the most c...

    Authors: Laila M. Sherief, Osama A. Gaber, Hala Mosaad Youssef, Hanan S. Sherbiny, Wesam a Mokhtar, Asmaa A. A. Ali, Naglaa M. Kamal and Yehia H. Abdel Maksoud

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:129

    Content type: Research

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  46. To describe the epidemiological aspects of nocturnal enuresis (NE). In this study we identify the prevalence and the familial conditions in a large, representative sample of children with monosymptomatic NE (M...

    Authors: Pietro Ferrara, Giulia Franceschini, Federico Bianchi Di Castelbianco, Rachele Bombace, Alberto Villani and Giovanni Corsello

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:128

    Content type: Research

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  47. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Moges Agazhe Assemie, Alehegn Aderaw Alamneh, Daniel Bekele Ketema, Ali Mekonen Adem, Melaku Desta, Pammla Petrucka and Mekdes Marew Ambaw

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:126

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 46:118

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