Giovanna Calcagno

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OBJECTIVE To analyze the long-term impact of the R92Q mutation of TNFRSF1A in children with periodic fever, in comparison with children with tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated periodic syndrome (TRAPS) with TNFRSF1A structural mutations and children with periodic fever of unknown origin fulfilling the criteria for periodic fever, aphthosis,(More)
Children undergoing magnetic resonance imaging examination frequently experience anxiety and fear before and during the scanning. The aim of the present study was to assess: i) whether and to what extent psychological interventions might reduce anxiety and fear levels; ii) whether the intervention is related to a decrease in the need for sedation. The(More)
Aims 1)To investigate the clinical phenotypes and demographic characteristics of affected sibling pairs (ASPs) with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) 2)To provide an international resource of JIA DNA samples and a base of knowledge from which all genes contributing to the pathogenesis of JIA can be identified. Methods This is a cross-sectional(More)