Adriano Di Matteo

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Soft tissue reconstruction of the distal third of the lower limb with exposure of the internal hardware is a challenging problem with several potential complications, such as exposure of the fracture line, fracture instability and bacterial contamination. The treatment of these lesions usually consists of substitution of the internal hardware with external(More)
Lymphoblastic lymphoma (LBL) is a neoplasm of lymphoid precursors presenting usually as acute leukemia with bone marrow and peripheral blood involvement. Primary cutaneous involvement of LBL with a pre-B phenotype has to be considered an extremely uncommon occurrence, accounting for less than 1% of all non-Hodgkin lymphomas. A child with an LBL involving a(More)
Persistent osteomyelitis is a severe and challenging problem in bone surgery. We describe a surgical intervention in a young adult which combines a bone debridement process, a plastic muscle flap sealing and the administration of a novel bone substitution material with anti-infective properties. After 1 year, the patient showed no signs or symptoms of a(More)
BACKGROUND Fractures of the distal third of the leg are increasingly common and are often handled by open reduction and internal fixation. Exposure and infection of internal hardware could occur, especially after high energy traumas, requiring hardware removal and delayed soft tissue reconstruction. Nevertheless immediate soft tissue reconstruction without(More)
BACKGROUND Lip cancer is the most frequent malignant neoplasm of the oral cavity. Defects larger than one-fourth of total upper lip length require reconstruction by established techniques or multiple procedures. METHODS The patient was a 53-year-old man who presented with a 1.5 cm basal cell carcinoma in the central upper lip. Two opposed vermillion flaps(More)
To have access to central vein, for the infant in NICU,often have a role, for their, life-preserving. The increase of survival in the VLBW, and specially in the ELBW,is guaranteed, in the first days of the life also by a safe vascular access, in fact we can, in this way, to supply with parenteral nutrition to all the requirements that these special patients(More)
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