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Reliability of red blood cell indices and formulas to discriminate between β thalassemia trait and iron deficiency in children
Abstract Iron deficiency (ID) and β thalassemia trait (βTT) are the most common causes of hypochromia and microcytosis. This study evaluates the reliability of some of the red blood cell (RBC)Expand
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Classification and ultrasound findings of vascular anomalies in pediatric age: the essential
Proper nomenclature is a major obstacle in understanding and managing vascular anomalies. Often the same term is used for totally different types of lesions or, conversely, the same lesion may beExpand
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Thrombophilic gene mutations in children with migraine
Abstract In 35 patients of both sexes (18 boys and 17 girls), mean age 8.9 ± 4.5 years, affected by migraine both with (45.2%) and without an aura (54.9%) (P > 0.05) who had no alteration of brainExpand
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Diet and iron deficiency in the first year of life: a retrospective study
Abstract In an observational cohort of 385 infants, we have investigated the relationship between hemoglobin (Hb) levels and iron stores and the type of milk feeding [breast milk (BM), formula milkExpand
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Effect on haematological and anthropometric parameters of iron supplementation in the first 2 years of life. Risks and benefits
Abstract Effects of iron supplementation (IS) on haematological and anthropometric parameters in a cohort of 121 healthy children, followed from 6 to 24 months of life, in the Paediatric Department,Expand
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Chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura in childhood: pathogenetic mechanisms and management
Abstract A population of 26 children of both sexes mean age 8.5 ± 5.8 years with thrombocytopaenic purpura, disease duration at least 7 months (2.5 ± 1.8 years), platelet count 22 000 ± 12 000/mm3Expand
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Up-to-date imaging review of paediatric soft tissue vascular masses, focusing on sonography
The purpose of this article is to provide an up-to-date overview on imaging of paediatric vascular soft tissue masses, including both neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions. We describe the—oftenExpand
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Thrombophilia and varicella zoster in children
Abstract From 2005 to 2011, 25 children of both sexes (13 boys and 12 girls, mean age 7.8 ± 2.5 years, 5–12.4 years) with acute varicella zoster virus (VZV) infection were selected. Five patientsExpand
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The pediatric gastrointestinal tract: ultrasound findings in acute diseases
The study of the gastrointestinal tract by imaging, particularly using ultrasound, is a required instrument for diagnosis of acute and chronic gastrointestinal pathologies in pediatric age. Actually,Expand
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Postsplenectomy Thromboembolic Risk in Children with Hematologic Disorders: Case Report
Objective and Importance: We have evaluated retrospectively in splenectomized hematologic patients by 10 year follow-up the incidence of thromboembolic events (VTE) in relationship not only withExpand
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