Diego Orsini

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The aim of the study was to define a therapy to be combined with an immunosuppressive drug such as cyclosporin A, in order to partially reduce the nephrotoxic and hepatotoxic effects in the treated rats. Two drugs were considered: enalapril, which is an inhibitor of the angiotensin-converting enzyme, and spironolactone, which is an antagonist of(More)
Warts are among the most commonly observed dermatological diseases, caused by human papilloma virus (HPV), usually HPV1-2 subtypes; HPV4-7 are rarely found and mostly related to professional exposure (butchers and dairy workers). Different therapeutical approaches are possible, depending on extension and severity of lesions. The present authors describe the(More)
Schnitzler Syndrome (SS) is a rare clinical entity of unknown etio-pathogenesis characterizated by non itching chronic urticaria, associated with an IgM monoclonal paraprotein; other symptoms as bone pain, poliarthralgia, elevated erytrocyte sedimentation rate and persistent fever, may be present. Since 1972-1974, when it was first described by Schnitzler(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the occurrence of stressful life events, psychological comorbidity and suicide risk in patients with psoriasis or other dermatological conditions. METHODS Consecutive adult outpatients with psoriasis or other dermatological conditions completed a sociodemographic questionnaire and the Hamilton scales for depression and anxiety. (More)
Lichen amyloidosus is a cutaneous dermatosis clinically characterized by an hyperkeratotic brownish-grey papular eruption located on trunk and extremities, associated to severe pruritus. Histologically it is characterized by amyloid deposits in the papillary derma. Amyloid is an amorphous substance, probably derived by apoptotic keratinocites and other(More)
Systemic non-Hodgkin lymphomas are often accompanied by cutaneous manifestations, which are not always looked out for. Nevertheless, these alterations can be very important because their presence is lied to the clinical behaviour of the underlying malignancy, with an early recognition being fundamental. The aim of this study was to make order in this topic(More)