Giulia Giannotti

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Few studies have evaluated the incidence of familial vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) among multiple gestation births. The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence and characteristics of VUR in twins in a large cohort of families with VUR. Between 1998 and 2010, data were collected on 251 families (538 children) with at least 2 siblings who had VUR.(More)
Lipoblastoma is a rare benign tumor of adipose tissue seen almost always in infancy and early childhood. Lipoblastoma is present in 2 forms which are pathologically identical: circumscribed and diffuse. It is typically located in the extremities, and less frequently in head-neck region, trunk, and various organs. Lipoblastoma is a tumor with good prognosis(More)
Giant cystic lymphangioma (GCL) is a rare benign cystic tumor. The gold standard treatment of abdominal GCL is surgical excision. Only few series of pediatric patients managed with mini-invasive surgery are reported. We describe a case of a 2-year-old girl with a GCL who was treated with laparoscopic excision with a good outcome. She was admitted to our(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Currarino syndrome (CS) phenotype, initially described as the triad of hemisacrum, anorectal malformation (ARM) and presacral mass, can be extremely variable. The triad is often incomplete and 3 main CS phenotypical subtypes have been described: Complete, Mild and Minimal. Various associated malformations are often present. Mutations in(More)
We report a child with post-surgical short bowel state who underwent bowel expansion followed by spiral intestinal lengthening and tailoring (SILT) at 10 months of age. Growth at 1-year follow-up is along the 15–25th centile on 82 % oral calories as normal diet and 18 % as parenteral nutrition, and he is passing 2–3 semisolid motions daily. SILT is a(More)
Burkitt's lymphoma (BL) is a high-grade lymphoma which represents 8-10% of all tumors in individuals younger than 15 years old. It may occur as an abdominal tumor, which in rare cases may include gastric mucosa, although in most cases, the tumor is located in the ileum or cecum. Primary gastric lymphoma constitutes as low as 1.48% of all gastric cancers in(More)
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