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  1. Exercise-induced anaphylaxis (EIA) is a distinct form of physical allergy. The development of anaphylaxis during exertion often requires the concomitant exposure to triggering factors such as intake of foods (...

    Authors: Carlotta Povesi Dascola and Carlo Caffarelli
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:43
  2. Clustering of Autoimmune Diseases (CAD) is now emerging as a novel clinical entity within monogenic immune defects with a high familial occurrence. Aim of this study is to evaluate the regulatory mechanisms go...

    Authors: Loredana Palamaro, Giuliana Giardino, Francesca Santamaria, Ugo Ramenghi, Umberto Dianzani and Claudio Pignata
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:42
  3. Fever is an extremely common sign in paediatric patients and the most common cause for a child to be taken to the doctor. The literature indicates that physicians and parents have too many misconceptions and c...

    Authors: Figen Demir and Ozgur Sekreter
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:40
  4. Cardiomyopathy is noted in up to 40% of infants of diabetic mothers, and the exact mechanisms responsible for it are unknown. The aim of this study was to compare between infants of diabetic mothers (IDM) and ...

    Authors: Afaf Korraa, Mohamed Hesham Ezzat, Mahmoud Bastawy, Hassan Aly, Abdel-Azeem El-Mazary and Lobna Abd El-Aziz
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:39
  5. The most striking event in the whole process of female puberty is the onset of menstruation. To our knowledge, no large population-based studies have been performed on the topic of menstrual health among Itali...

    Authors: Franco Rigon, Vincenzo De Sanctis, Sergio Bernasconi, Luigi Bianchin, Gianni Bona, Mauro Bozzola, Fabio Buzi, Giorgio Radetti, Luciano Tatò, Giorgio Tonini, Carlo De Sanctis and Egle Perissinotto
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:38
  6. Psycho-social outcome in children after liver transplantation (LT) is known to be inferior to age-related peers. Yet, when children and their parents are questioned by their nurse or physician about the child’...

    Authors: Ana Maria Calinescu, Valérie A McLin, Dominque Belli and Barbara E Wildhaber
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:37
  7. The most frequent symptoms among the manifestations of cow milk protein allergy (CMPA) are gastrointestinal. CMPA pathogenesis involves immunological mechanisms with participation of immunocompetent cells and ...

    Authors: Giovanna Vitaliti, Carla Cimino, Alfina Coco, Andrea Domenico Praticò and Elena Lionetti
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:35

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2014 39:82

  8. Infantile colic is one of the major challenges of parenthood. It is one of the common reasons parents seek medical advice during their child’s first 3 months of life. It is defined as paroxysms of crying lasti...

    Authors: Abdelmoneim E M Kheir
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:34

    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2014 40:9

  9. Perinatal asphyxia leading to hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a common problem causing multi organ dysfunction including myocardial involvement which can affect the outcome.

    Authors: Jyoti Agrawal, Gauri S Shah, Prakash Poudel, Nirmal Baral, Ajay Agrawal and Om P Mishra
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:33
  10. Asthma is the most common chronic disease in young children. About 40% of all preschool children regularly wheeze during common cold infections. The heterogeneity of wheezing phenotypes early in life and vario...

    Authors: Silvia Montella, Marco Maglione, Sara De Stefano, Angelo Manna, Angela Di Giorgio and Francesca Santamaria
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:29
  11. Congenital nasal pyriform aperture stenosis is a rare and potentially lethal form of airway obstruction in newborns. Immediate recognition and appropriate therapy are mandatory for this potentially life-threat...

    Authors: Enrico Sesenna, Massimiliano Leporati, Bruno Brevi, Gabriele Oretti and Andrea Ferri
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:28
  12. Osteopathia striata with cranial sclerosis (OS-CS) or Horan-Beighton syndrome is a rare X-linked dominant inherited bone dysplasia, characterized by longitudinal striations of long bones and cranial sclerosis....

    Authors: Anna Maria Zicari, Luigi Tarani, Daniela Perotti, Laura Papetti, Francesco Nicita, Natascia Liberati, Alberto Spalice, Guglielmo Salvatori, Federica Guaraldi and Marzia Duse
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:27
  13. Atopic eczema is a common and distressing disease. This study aims to review PubMed indexed research statistics on atopic eczema over a-10 year period to investigate the clinical relevance and research interes...

    Authors: Kam-Lun Ellis Hon, Vivien Yong and Ting-Fan Leung
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:26
  14. The exact etiology of recurrent tonsillopharyngitis in children is not clear. Recurrent tonsillitis in children has multifactorial etiology like most of the diseases in childhood. In this study, our aim was to...

    Authors: Ismail Yildiz, Emin Unuvar, Umit Zeybek, Bahar Toptas, Canan Cacina, Sadık Toprak, Ayse Kilic and Salih Aydin
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:25
  15. Prevalence of overweight and obesity has been reported as high even in preschool age children. However, recent international reports suggest that prevalence is now plateauing in pediatric age. Up to now no dat...

    Authors: Paolo Brambilla, Maria Vezzoni, Roberto Lucchini, Luigi Acerbi, Alessandra Brambilla, Giancarlo Brandolini, Patrizia Rogari and Galdino Cassavia
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:24
  16. Main progresses in endocrinology, gastroenterology, hemato-oncology, infectious diseases, otolaryngology, pharmacotherapy, and respiratory tract illnesses selected from articles published in The Italian Journa...

    Authors: Carlo Caffarelli, Francesca Santamaria, Silvia Cesari, Angela Di Giorgio and Sergio Bernasconi
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:23
  17. The increasing prevalence of allergic diseases in childhood in the last decades could be linked to concomitant dietary changes, especially with the modified and lower consumption of fruit, vegetables and miner...

    Authors: Diego G. Peroni, Beatrice Bonomo, Serena Casarotto, Attilio L. Boner and Giorgio L. Piacentini
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:22
  18. The relationship between zinc (Zn) and growth hormone-insulin growth factor (GH-IGF) system and how Zn therapy stimulates growth in children has not been clearly defined in humans. Thus, we aimed to assess GH-...

    Authors: Rasha T Hamza, Amira I Hamed and Mahmoud T Sallam
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:21
  19. Riga Fede disease is a reactive mucosal disease as a result of repetitive trauma of the tongue by the anterior primary teeth during forward and backward movement. Although the aspect of the lesion might be imp...

    Authors: Erik H van der Meij, Tjalling W de Vries, Henk F Eggink and Jan GAM de Visscher
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:20
  20. In this short essay, we would like to address a severe divergence observed in Italy between Life Expectancy (LE) and Healthy Life Expectancy (Healthy LE) and a unique trend of worsening in Healthy LE, compared...

    Authors: Valerio Gennaro, Giovanni Ghirga and Laura Corradi
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:19
  21. Vaccination coverage rates against pandemic flu were far below those required by Italian Public Health Authorities.

    Authors: Giuseppe Gregori, Fabio Faccini, Ermanno Bongiorni, Ilario Maffini and Roberto Sacchetti
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:18
  22. Foreign body aspiration continues to be a serious problem in childhood and adolescent period with significant rate of morbidity and rarely mortality. Half of the foreign body aspiration cases have no history o...

    Authors: Erkan Cakir, Emel Torun, Zeynep Seda Uyan, Ozge Akca and Omer Soysal
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:17
  23. An 8-year-old child during the first year of life manifested severe atopic dermatitis and chronic diarrhea with mucorrhea and rectal bleeding; a fish-free diet was started based on weakly positive skin-prick t...

    Authors: Katia Pellegrino, Leila Emma D’Urbano, Maria Cristina Artesani, Carla Riccardi, Sandro Mancini, Sergio Bella, Federico Alghisi and Giovanni Cavagni
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:16
  24. Studies consistently found remarkable rates of posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) in children with chronic diseases. But, only one study had searched PTSS in children with diabetes, until now. So, the presen...

    Authors: Şahika G Şişmanlar, Emine Demirbaş-Çakir, Işık Karakaya, Filiz Çizmecioğlu, Cavit I Yavuz, Şükrü Hatun and Belma Ağaoğlu
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:13
  25. Parietal chest wall tuberculosis is an extremely rare manifestation of tuberculosis (TB) in children. We present the case of a 15 month-old girl presenting with a chest wall lesion initially thought to be of n...

    Authors: Danilo Buonsenso, Benedetta Focarelli, Maria Scalzone, Antonio Chiaretti, Claudia Gioè, Manuela Ceccarelli and Piero Valentini
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:12
  26. Oxatomide at therapeutic doses generates occasionally drowsiness in children. When administered at toxic doses, however oxatomide may induce long lasting impaired consciousness. We now report a case of severe ...

    Authors: Stefania Antoniazzi, Dario Cattaneo, Valentina Perrone, Carla Carnovale, Simonetta Cherubini, Maria Carmela Mugolino, Francesco Clementi, Gianvincenzo Zuccotti, Emilio Clementi and Sonia Radice
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:11
  27. Celiac Disease (CD) occurs in patients with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) ranging the prevalence of 4.4-11.1% versus 0.5% of the general population. The mechanism of association of these two diseases involves a shared...

    Authors: Maria Erminia Camarca, Enza Mozzillo, Rosa Nugnes, Eugenio Zito, Mariateresa Falco, Valentina Fattorusso, Sara Mobilia, Pietro Buono, Giuliana Valerio, Riccardo Troncone and Adriana Franzese
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:10
  28. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 2B (MEN 2B) is an autosomal dominant complex oncologic neurocristopathy including medullary thyroid carcinoma, pheochromocytoma, gastrointestinal disorders, marphanoid face, a...

    Authors: Giuseppe Martucciello, Margherita Lerone, Lara Bricco, Gian Paolo Tonini, Laura Lombardi, Carmine G Del Rossi and Sergio Bernasconi
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:9
  29. Severe combined immunodeficiency is within a heterogeneous group of inherited defects throughout the development of T- and/or B-lymphocytes. Mutations in recombinase-activating genes 1 or 2 (RAG1/2) represent ...

    Authors: Necil Kutukculer, Nesrin Gulez, Neslihan Edeer Karaca, Guzide Aksu and Afig Berdeli
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:8
  30. The Pierre Robin Sequence features were first described by Robin in 1923 and include micrognathia, glossoptosis and respiratory distress with an incidence estimated as 1:8,500 to 1:20,000 newborns. Upper airwa...

    Authors: Enrico Sesenna, Alice S Magri, Cinzia Magnani, Bruno C Brevi and Marilena L Anghinoni
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:7
  31. Early discharge of healthy late preterm and full term newborn infants has become common practice because of the current social and economic necessities. Severe jaundice, and even kernicterus, has developed in ...

    Authors: Costantino Romagnoli, Eloisa Tiberi, Giovanni Barone, Mario De Curtis, Daniela Regoli, Piermichele Paolillo, Simonetta Picone, Stefano Anania, Maurizio Finocchi, Valentina Cardiello, Lucia Giordano, Valentina Paolucci and Enrico Zecca
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:6
  32. Day surgery should take place in appropriate organizational settings. In the presence of high volumes, the organizational models of the Lazio Region are represented by either Day Surgery Units within continuou...

    Authors: Giovanni Mangia, Franco Bianco, Alma Ciaschi, Elisabetta Di Caro, Eufrasia Frattarelli and Giacinto Antonio Marrocco
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:5
  33. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common malignancy in childhood. Continuous progress in risk-adapted treatment for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia has secured 5-year event-free survival rates of...

    Authors: Lorenzo Iughetti, Patrizia Bruzzi, Barbara Predieri and Paolo Paolucci
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:4
  34. There is a strong need for studies evaluating tests in terms both of psychometric properties (i.e. their efficacy or ability to be helpful in reaching a diagnosis) and of their cost-effectiveness (i.e. their e...

    Authors: Matteo Chiappedi, Erika Maffioletti, Fausta Piazza, Nicole D'Adda, Marta Tamburini and Umberto Balottin
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:3
  35. Cystic fibrosis is a multisystem disease where the main problems are existing in the respiratory system. Aerobic exercise programs are effective in increasing physical fitness and muscle endurance in addition ...

    Authors: Bulent Elbasan, Nur Tunali, Irem Duzgun and Ugur Ozcelik
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:2
  36. Previous Italian paediatric blood pressure (BP) tables overestimated the prevalence of hypertension in adolescents of specific geographic areas, such as Sardinia, an island in the Mediterranean Sea. This is pr...

    Authors: Pier Paolo Bassareo, Andrea Raffaele Marras and Giuseppe Mercuro
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:1
  37. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a behavioral syndrome of childhood characterized by inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. There were many etiological theories showed dysfunction of some brain...

    Authors: Magdy M Mahmoud, Abdel-Azeem M El-Mazary, Reham M Maher and Manal M Saber
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2011 37:60
  38. The impact of atopic dermatitis (AD) on children's quality of life (QoL) in US and European countries is relatively well known, though rarely evaluated in the Italian population. Moreover, the association betw...

    Authors: Fiorella Monti, Francesca Agostini, Francesca Gobbi, Erica Neri, Sandra Schianchi and Fabio Arcangeli
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2011 37:59
  39. The genetic causes underlying epilepsy remain largely unknown, and the impact of available genetic data on the nosology of epilepsy is still limited. Thus, at present, classification of epileptic disorders sho...

    Authors: Pasquale Parisi, Alberto Verrotti, Maria Chiara Paolino, Rosa Castaldo, Filomena Ianniello, Alessandro Ferretti, Francesco Chiarelli and Maria Pia Villa
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2011 37:58
  40. This study aimed to examine the incidence, epidemiology, and clinical characteristics of symptomatic and asymptomatic candidiasis in a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), and to determine the risk factors as...

    Authors: Ali Ertug Arslankoylu, Necdet Kuyucu, Berna Seker Yilmaz and Semra Erdogan
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2011 37:56
  41. Meconium abnormalities are characterized by a wide spectrum of severity, from the meconium plug syndrome to the complicated meconium ileus associated with cystic fibrosis. Meconium Related Ileus in absence of ...

    Authors: Valentina Filomena Paradiso, Vito Briganti, Lucia Oriolo, Riccardo Coletta and Alessandro Calisti
    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2011 37:55

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