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  1. Methadone is commonly prescribed as a substitute for illicit opioids. Use of methadone during pregnancy is associated with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), reduced head circumference as well as a slight inc...

    Authors: Francesca Tinelli, Alessandra Gamucci, Roberta Battini and Giovanni Cioni
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:40
  2. Triple A (Allgrove) syndrome was first described by Allgrove in 1978 in two pairs of siblings. Since then, about 100 cases have been reported, all of them displaying an autosomal recessive pattern of inheritan...

    Authors: Carla Bizzarri, Danila Benevento, Cesare Terzi, Angela Huebner and Marco Cappa
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:39
  3. Male circumcision (MC) is one of the oldest and most common operations performed all over the world. It can be performed at different ages, using different surgical techniques, for different religious, cultura...

    Authors: Carlo V Bellieni, Maria G Alagna and Giuseppe Buonocore
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:38
  4. Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is the most common genetic disease worldwide. Neurological events are among the most worrisome clinical complications of SCD and are frequently accompanied by cognitive impairment. In...

    Authors: Maria Montanaro, Raffaella Colombatti, Marisa Pugliese, Camilla Migliozzi, Fabiana Zani, Maria Elena Guerzoni, Sheila Manoli, Renzo Manara, Giorgio Meneghetti, Patrizia Rampazzo, Francesca Cavalleri, Marco Giordan, Paolo Paolucci, Giuseppe Basso, Giovanni Palazzi and Laura Sainati
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:36
  5. A deficiency in vitamin D (25OHD) is common throughout the world in both adults and children, being related to skin pigmentation, sun exposure, dietary intake and obesity. Limited data are available for the ne...

    Authors: Francesco Cadario, Silvia Savastio, Erica Pozzi, Antonella Capelli, Elena Dondi, Miriam Gatto, Mauro Zaffaroni and Gianni Bona
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:35
  6. The incidence of severe acute respiratory tract infections in children caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae (syn. Schizoplasma pneumoniae) and Chlamydophila pneumoniae (formerly Chlamydia pneumoniae) varies greatly fr...

    Authors: Zhengrong Chen, Wei Ji, Yuqing Wang, Yongdong Yan, Hong Zhu, Xuejun Shao and Jun Xu
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:34
  7. 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaric aciduria (OMIM 246450) is a rare autosomal recessive inborn of metabolism due to the deficiency of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) lyase, an enzyme involved both in t...

    Authors: Francesca Santarelli, Michela Cassanello, Ausilia Enea, Francesca Poma, Valentina D'Onofrio, Giovanna Guala, Giangiacomo Garrone, Paola Puccinelli, Ubaldo Caruso, Francesco Porta and Marco Spada
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:33
  8. Prenatal ultrasonographic detection of unilateral cerebral ventriculomegaly arises suspicion of pathological condition related to cerebrospinal fluid flow obstruction or cerebral parenchimal pathology. Dyke-Da...

    Authors: Ettore Piro, Maria Piccione, Gianluca Marrone, Mario Giuffrè and Giovanni Corsello
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:32
  9. Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) is an uncommon and potentially severe non IgE-mediated gastrointestinal food allergy. It is usually caused by cow’s milk or soy proteins, but may also be tri...

    Authors: Lucia Caminiti, Giuseppina Salzano, Giuseppe Crisafulli, Federica Porcaro and Giovanni Battista Pajno
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:31
  10. Dysphagia is a known complication in Pompe Disease (PD), a severe metabolic myopathy due to alpha-glucosidase deficiency. Enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) with alglucosidase alfa is the only approved therapy f...

    Authors: Simona Fecarotta, Serena Ascione, Giuseppe Montefusco, Roberto Della Casa, Paola Villari, Alfonso Romano, Ennio Del Giudice, Generoso Andria and Giancarlo Parenti
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:30
  11. Recurrent respiratory infections are one of the most important causes of morbidity in childhood. When immune functions are still largely immature, the airway epithelium plays a primary defensive role since, be...

    Authors: Sonia Carta, Michela Silvestri and Giovanni A Rossi
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:29
  12. Feeding small for gestational age (SGA) newborns is extremely challenging and the neonatologist should be brave and cautious at the same time. Although these babies have a high risk of milk intolerance and nec...

    Authors: Giovanni Barone, Luca Maggio, Annalisa Saracino, Alessandro Perri, Costantino Romagnoli and Enrico Zecca
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:28
  13. Antibiotic resistance is one of the most serious public health concerns worldwide and is increasing at an alarming rate, making daily treatment decisions more challenging. This study is aimed at identifying lo...

    Authors: Alexandra Christopher, Stephen E Mshana, Benson R Kidenya, Aldofineh Hokororo and Domenica Morona
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:27
  14. In this review, we summarize the progresses in allergy, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology, infectious diseases, neurology, nutrition and respiratory tract illnesses that have been published in The It...

    Authors: Carlo Caffarelli, Francesca Santamaria, Alessandra Vottero and Sergio Bernasconi
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:26
  15. The hemophilias are the most common X-linked inherited bleeding disorders. The challenges in children are different from that in adults and, If not properly managed, can lead to chronic disease and lifelong di...

    Authors: Paola Giordano, Massimo Franchini, Giuseppe Lassandro, Maria Felicia Faienza, Roberto Valente and Angelo Claudio Molinari
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:24
  16. Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and small for gestational age (SGA) birth have been considered possible indicators of the presence of malformations. The aim of this study is to evaluate such relationshi...

    Authors: Giuseppe Puccio, Mario Giuffré, Maria Piccione, Ettore Piro, Grazia Rinaudo and Giovanni Corsello
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:23
  17. The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence and seasonal distribution of viral etiological agents and to compare their clinical manifestations and disease severity, including single and co infecti...

    Authors: Suat Bicer, Tuba Giray, Defne Çöl, Gülay Çiler Erdağ, Ayça Vitrinel, Yesim Gürol, Gülden Çelik, Çigdem Kaspar and Öznur Küçük
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:22
  18. 3-M syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder that causes short stature, unusual facial features and skeletal abnormalities. Mutations in the CUL7, OBSL1 and CCDC8 genes could be responsible for 3-M syndrom...

    Authors: Cristina Meazza, Ekkehard Lausch, Sara Pagani, Elena Bozzola, Valeria Calcaterra, Andrea Superti-Furga, Margherita Silengo and Mauro Bozzola
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:21
  19. The European Society of Hypertension has recently published its recommendations on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of high blood pressure in children and adolescents. Taking this contribution as a starting...

    Authors: Amedeo Spagnolo, Marco Giussani, Amalia Maria Ambruzzi, Mario Bianchetti, Silvio Maringhini, Maria Chiara Matteucci, Ettore Menghetti, Patrizia Salice, Loredana Simionato, Mirella Strambi, Raffaele Virdis and Simonetta Genovesi
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:20
  20. Infant mortality is a key indicator of child and population health. The aim of this study is to analyse the trends in infant mortality rates (IMRs) and their components (neonatal mortality rates-NMRs and post-...

    Authors: Laura Dallolio, Jacopo Lenzi and Maria Pia Fantini
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:19
  21. Ocular allergy represents one of the most common conditions encountered by allergists and ophthalmologists. Allergic conjunctivitis is often underdiagnosed and consequently undertreated. Basic and clinical res...

    Authors: Mario La Rosa, Elena Lionetti, Michele Reibaldi, Andrea Russo, Antonio Longo, Salvatore Leonardi, Stefania Tomarchio, Teresio Avitabile and Alfredo Reibaldi
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:18
  22. There are several studies that have shown an increased risk of premature birth and developmental abnormalities with in vitro fertilization (IVF); however, the data on preterm mortality and morbidity are limited.

    Authors: Gülcan Turker, Emek Doger, Ayşe Engin Arısoy, Ayla Günlemez and Ayşe Sevim Gökalp
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:17
  23. Mean platelet volume (MPV) is a reflection of platelet size, which has been shown to correlate with platelet function and activation. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether MPV could be used for the dia...

    Authors: Eda Karadag-Oncel, Yasemin Ozsurekci, Ates Kara, Sevilay Karahan, Ali Bulent Cengiz and Mehmet Ceyhan
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:16
  24. The intestinal microbiota plays an important role in the development of post-natal gastrointestinal functions of the host. Recent advances in our capability to identify microbes and their function offer exciti...

    Authors: Antonio Di Mauro, Josef Neu, Giuseppe Riezzo, Francesco Raimondi, Domenico Martinelli, Ruggiero Francavilla and Flavia Indrio
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:15
  25. Anorexia nervosa commonly arises during adolescence and is associated with more than one medical morbidity. Abnormalities in brain structure (defined as “pseudoatrophy”) are common in adolescents with anorexia...

    Authors: Monica Bomba, Anna Riva, Federica Veggo, Marco Grimaldi, Sabrina Morzenti, Francesca Neri and Renata Nacinovich
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:14
  26. Cannabis dependence in adolescents predicts increased risks of using other illicit drugs, poor academic performance and reporting psychotic symptoms. The prevalence of cannabis use was estimated two decades ag...

    Authors: Seter Siziya, Adamson S Muula, Chola Besa, Olusegun Babaniyi, Peter Songolo, Njinga Kankiza and Emmanuel Rudatsikira
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:13
  27. Palamaro et al. describe a child with recurrent bronchopneumonia and very high IgE levels in which a variation, R156H, was found in the IL12RB1 gene that encodes the IL-12Rβ1 chain. Based on the absence of this v...

    Authors: Esther van de Vosse, Jaap T van Dissel, Loredana Palamaro, Giuliana Giardino, Francesca Santamaria, Rosa Romano, Anna Fusco, Silvia Montella, Mariacarolina Salerno, Matilde Valeria Ursini and Claudio Pignata
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:12
  28. Incomplete Kawasaki disease represents a diagnostic challenge for pediatricians. In the absence of classical presentation, the laboratoristic evaluation of systemic inflammation can help in placing the correct...

    Authors: Francesco Vierucci, Cristina Tuoni, Francesca Moscuzza, Giuseppe Saggese and Rita Consolini
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:11
  29. Neurofibromatosis is a collective name for a group of genetic conditions in which benign tumours affect the nervous system. Type 1 is caused by a genetic mutation in the NF1 gene (OMIM 613113) and symptoms can...

    Authors: Pasquale Parisi, Severino Persechino, Maria Chiara Paolino, Francesco Nicita, Isabella Torrente, Alessandro Bozzao and Maria Pia Villa
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:10
  30. Glycogenosis type II (Pompe disease) is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder caused by mutations in the gene encoding the lysosomal enzyme acid α-glucosidase. The classic form is characterized by severe...

    Authors: Francesca Santamaria, Sara De Stefano, Silvia Montella, Marco Maglione, Roberto Della Casa, Emma Acampora, Claudio Pignata, Mariacarolina Salerno and Giancarlo Parenti
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:9
  31. Aim of this survey is to report the most recent views about Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT) natural history according to the different presentations. In children presenting with either euthyroidism or subclinical...

    Authors: Filippo De Luca, Simona Santucci, Domenico Corica, Elda Pitrolo, Marika Romeo and Tommaso Aversa
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:8
  32. According to the Barker hypothesis, the period of pregnancy and the intrauterine environment are crucial to the tendency to develop diseases like hypertension, diabetes, coronary heart disease, metabolic disor...

    Authors: Lucetta Capra, Giovanna Tezza, Federica Mazzei and Attilio L Boner
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:7
  33. Vesico-ureteral reflux (VUR) is a dynamic event in which a retrograde flow of urine is present into the upper tracts. VUR may occur isolated or in association with other congenital abnormalities or as part of ...

    Authors: Elisa Brandigi, Francesco Molinaro, Anna Lavinia Bulotta, Rossella Angotti, Maria Pavone and Mario Messina
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:6
  34. Subclinical hypothyroidism (SH) is a condition characterized by a mild persistent thyroid failure. The main cause is represented by autoimmune thyroiditis, but mutations in genes encoding proteins involved in ...

    Authors: Manuela Cerbone, Patrizia Agretti, Giuseppina De Marco, Nicola Improda, Claudio Pignata, Francesca Santamaria, Massimo Tonacchera and Mariacarolina Salerno
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:5
  35. Children who were <1000 g (ELBW extremely low birth weight) at birth more frequently present with wheezing which is the most common reason that pediatric consultation is sought. Therefore asthma is diagnosed v...

    Authors: Przemko Kwinta, Grzegorz Lis, Malgorzata Klimek, Andrzej Grudzien, Tomasz Tomasik, Karolina Poplawska and Jacek Jozef Pietrzyk
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:4
  36. Hemi-hydranencephaly is a very rare condition characterized by complete or almost near-complete unilateral absence of the cortical cortex, which is filled by a sac of cerebrospinal fluid. Prenatal vascular dis...

    Authors: Piero Pavone, Francesco Nigro, Raffaele Falsaperla, Filippo Greco, Martino Ruggieri, Renata Rizzo, Andrea D Praticò and Lorenzo Pavone
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:3
  37. Recently, a complete characterization and detailed evaluation of the glycosaminoglycans of human milk were performed. The total glycosaminoglycans content in milk from healthy mothers having delivered term or ...

    Authors: Giovanni Valentino Coppa, Orazio Gabrielli, Enrico Bertino, Lucia Zampini, Tiziana Galeazzi, Lucia Padella, Lucia Santoro, Rita Lucia Marchesiello, Fabio Galeotti, Francesca Maccari and Nicola Volpi
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:2
  38. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is the most important cause of severe respiratory infections in infants with seasonal epidemics. Environmental factors (temperature, humidity, air pollution) could influence R...

    Authors: Silvia Vandini, Luigi Corvaglia, Rosina Alessandroni, Giulia Aquilano, Concetta Marsico, Marica Spinelli, Marcello Lanari and Giacomo Faldella
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2013 39:1
  39. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) is a non invasive method for assessing the inflammatory status of children with airway disease. Different ways to measure FeNO levels are currently available. The possibi...

    Authors: Angelo Manna, Carlo Caffarelli, Margherita Varini, Carlotta Povesi Dascola, Silvia Montella, Marco Maglione, Francesco Sperlì and Francesca Santamaria
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:74
  40. The cardiovascular disease represents the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Western countries and it is related to the atherosclerotic process. Cardiovascular disease risk factors, such as dyslipidem...

    Authors: Ornella Guardamagna, Francesca Abello, Paola Cagliero and Lorenzo Lughetti
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:73
  41. Herpes simplex encephalitis is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality and may be related to timely diagnosis and treatment. While awaiting the results of testing, hospitalization and empiric treat...

    Authors: Dina M Kulik, Magda Mekky, Ming Yang, Ari Bitnun and Patricia C Parkin
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:72
  42. Among legumes, lentils seem to be the most common legume implicated in pediatric allergic reactions in the Mediterranean area and India, and usually they start early in life, below 4 years of age.

    Authors: Giovanna Vitaliti, Ignazio Morselli, Valeria Di Stefano, Angela Lanzafame, Mario La Rosa and Salvatore Leonardi
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:71
  43. The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has not been widely studied among children in Italy. ISTAT-2005 survey showed a prevalence of 10% concerning children treated with CAM. The lack of data ...

    Authors: Teresa Rita Dolceamore, Federica Altomare, Francesco Zurlo and Roberto Miniero
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:70
  44. Blastomycosis, caused by the thermally dimorphic fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis is a systemic pyogranulomatous infection, endemic in United States and Canada, with few reported cases in Africa and Asia. It is...

    Authors: Margherita Codifava, Azzurra Guerra, Giulio Rossi, Paolo Paolucci and Lorenzo Iughetti
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:69
  45. Birth defects are defined as those conditions that are substantially determined before or during birth and which are recognizable in early life. They are an important cause of morbidity and mortality in infant...

    Authors: Mohammad Zeeshan Raza, Asfandyar Sheikh, Syed Salman Ahmed, Sajid Ali and Syed Mumtaz Ali Naqvi
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:68
  46. Neonatal testicular tumors are rare and should be considered in the differential diagnosis of newborn scrotal masses. Juvenile granulosa cell tumor (JGCT) accounts for about 5% of all prepubertal testis tumors...

    Authors: Anna Lavinia Bulotta, Francesco Molinaro, Rossella Angotti, Francesco Ferrara, Giovanni Di Maggio, Edoardo Bindi and Mario Messina
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:67
  47. Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive disease characterized by self-limiting recurrent attacks of fever and serosal inflammation, leading to abdominal, thoracic or articular pain.

    Authors: Hala Salah El-Din Talaat, Mohamed Farouk Mohamed, Nihal Mohamed Mohamed El Rifai and Mohamed Ali Gomaa
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:66
  48. Ehlers Danlos syndrome (EDS) athrocalasia type (type VII), is characterized by joint hypermobility, skin hyperextensibility and tissue fragility. No heart involvement has been reported. Two forms have been des...

    Authors: Daniela Melis, Gerarda Cappuccio, Virginia Maria Ginocchio, Giorgia Minopoli, Maurizia Valli, Massimiliano Corradi and Generoso Andria
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:65

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