Amelia Caretto

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Liddle's syndrome (LS) is a rare heritable form of hypertension that often affects young patients. It is caused by gain-of-function mutations of the kidney epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) and it is classically associated with hypokalemia and suppression of renin and aldosterone. LS is characterized by responsiveness to ENaC inhibitors but not to(More)
AIM To estimate the incidence of preeclampsia (PE) among nulliparous and multiparous patients with type 1 diabetes and to study predictors of PE. METHODS We prospectively collected data on all pregnancies of patients with pregestational type 1 diabetes, followed at our Prenatal Medicine Unit between 1993 and 2008. Medical records were prospectively(More)
Dercum's disease is a rare condition of painful subcutaneous growth of adipose tissue. Etiology is unknown and pain is difficult to control. We report the case of a 57-year-old man with generalized diffuse Dercum's disease, who improved after the treatment with transcutaneous frequency rhythmic electrical modulation system (FREMS). Treatment consisted in 4(More)
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