C. Landucci

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Weakness of the flexor pollicis longus, flexor digitorum profundus and pronator quadratus is usually related to an isolated paralysis of the anterior interosseous nerve in the volar aspect of the forearm. The same syndrome may be caused by lesions of the median nerve in the supracondylar region and by involvement of the fibers assigned to the abovementioned(More)
OBJECTIVE Lead poisoning is a major cause of environmental concern in all countries worldwide. Saturnism in children, especially if young and neglected, represents a peculiar phenomenon both in terms of the biology of growing subjects and the epidemiological nature of poisoning. In under five-year-olds, in addition to lead levels in the atmosphere, it is(More)
We report the results obtained in 1992 concerning the determination of blood lead levels (PbB) in 1321 subjects of the general population living in ten villages/towns of the Florence district characterised by the presence of artistic ceramic factories. We reported also the PbB values found in 2330 adults, 280 children, 39 pregnant women and their(More)
In the study of cervical posterior of the facial vein of the foetus, newborns and children we injected in the veins of the head and neck of 15 corpses, rubber material (Xantopren and or Neoprene Latex). The results showed than the retromandibular and or the facial vein form a venous trunk in 83.3%, what finish always in the intern jugular vein or join the(More)
The Authors describe two cases of "Anterior interosseus nerve syndrome" with spontaneous recovery. The etiopathogenesis of the syndrome is discussed after reviewing the anatomy of the nerve and muscles, as well as diagnostic procedures. The main clinical features are: 1) no sensory troubles, 2) impairment of muscles innervated by interosseus nerve (flexor(More)
We report the results of 24,475 blood lead determinations (PbB) performed by the Occupational Toxicology Laboratory of Florence between 1976 and 1995. Biological monitoring was carried out in 383 factories localized in the districts of Florence, Prato, Pistoia, Lucca and Pisa. The most represented production fields were colouring ceramic factories, artistic(More)