Daniela Impollonia

We don’t have enough information about this author to calculate their statistics. If you think this is an error let us know.
Learn More
Pseudotumor cerebri syndrome (PTCS) is a condition that encompasses both primary (idiopathic) and secondary causes of intracranial hypertension (e.g., medical conditions, venous sinus thrombosis, medications). Based on new criteria, idiopathic intracranial hypertension is now considered not synonymous with PTCS but rather a subset within primary PTCS.1 PTCS(More)
We reported a case of an 11-year-old girl admitted to our hospital for goiter, tachycardia, sweating, and visible and palpable thyroid. Thyroid function tests revealed a low thyrotropin level (<0.004 mIU/L) and elevated free thyroxine level (3.4 ng/ dL) diagnosed with Graves' disease and treated with methimazole. This anti-thyroid drug is recommended as(More)
Human herpesviruses-6 and -7 (HHV-6 and 7) are considered uncommon causes of central nervous system infection and may occasionally cause encephalitis in young infants, however, the clinical syndrome and incidence are not well defined. In immunosuppressed hosts, reactivation is associated with a worse outcome such as encephalitis, hepatitis, or graft(More)
Intussusception is a common cause of bowel obstruction in the pediatric population. Malignant lesions account for up to 30 % of all cases of intussusception in the small intestine. We herein report an interesting case of ileo-colic intussusception caused by diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, in a child. The patient underwent laparoscopic right hemicolectomy.(More)
  • 1