Domenico Piscitelli

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OBJECTIVE To compare the eradication rates among the different point mutations and the efficacy of triple therapy and a sequential regimen according to genotypic resistance. STUDY DESIGN Post hoc retrospective cohort study in a tertiary referral center for pediatric gastroenterology in southern Italy. All 168 children who were positive for Helicobacter(More)
The clinico-pathological and immunocytochemical findings of 10 uterine fatty tumors (1 pure lipoma and 9 lipoleiomyomas) are referred. This kind of tumor is more frequent in older postmenopausal women, treated for a preoperative diagnosis of uterine leiomyoma. Macroscopically the tumor may show different consistence and colour as a consequence of the amount(More)
Primary leiomyosarcomas (LMSs) of the lung are extremely rare malignancies that have been the subject of single or small series of case reports. Today, the gold standard of treatment in patients with locally advanced and metastatic disease includes one of the many possible regimens containing an anthracycline and/or ifosfamide. Few chemotherapy agents are(More)
OBJECTIVES The APC gene mutation triggers familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and approximately 80% of sporadic colorectal cancers. FAP summarizes the natural history of colorectal cancer because low- and high-grade dysplastic lesions and adenocarcinoma are simultaneously present in the same patients free from individual and environmental variability(More)
The diagnosis of Celiac Disease (CD) relies on the concordance of pathological, serological, genetic and clinical features. For this reason, the diagnosis of CD is often a challenge. Seronegative celiac disease (SNCD) is defined by the negativity of anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies in the presence of a positive histology on duodenal biopsy samples,(More)
AIM To assess the evolution of duodenal lymphocytosis (DL), a condition characterized by increased intraepithelial lymphocytes (IELs), over 2 years of follow-up. METHODS Consecutive patients undergoing upper endoscopy/histology for abdominal pain, diarrhea, weight loss, weakness or other extraintestinal features compatible with celiac disease (CD) were(More)
Selective IgM deficiency (sIGMD) is very rare; it may be associated with celiac disease (CD). We present the case of an 18-year-old man with sIGMD masking seronegative CD. Symptoms included abdominal pain, diarrhea and weight loss. Laboratory tests showed reduced IgM, DQ2-HLA and negative anti-transglutaminase. Villous atrophy and diffuse immature(More)