Isabella Tarissi de Jacobis

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The aim of the present work was to evaluate the contribution of the different reactive oxidizing species to systemic oxidative stress in the whole blood of patients with Kawasaki disease (KD). This is a rare generalized systemic vasculitis typical of the early childhood characterized by inflammation and endothelial dysfunction with a high risk for(More)
A 3 year 6 month-old child with high fever for 4 days, bilateral non-purulent conjunctivitis, rash in the upper and lower limbs regressed within 72 h, lymphadenitis in the left mandibular corner, edema on the soles of her feet and limping, was admitted to the Pediatric Medical Department of our hospital. Blood tests showed abnormal values for C-reactive(More)
Background Kawasaki disease (KD) is a rare generalized systemic vasculitis of unknown etiology in which the main complication is the development of coronary artery abnormalities. Considering that an inflammation-associated systemic pro-oxidant status could play a critical patho-genetic role in KD progression [1], we evaluated some peripheral blood(More)
Kawasaki disease is a multisystemic vasculitis that can result in coronary artery lesions. It predominantly affects young children and is characterized by prolonged fever, diffuse mucosal inflammation, indurative oedema of the hands and feet, a polymorphous skin rash and non-suppurative lymphadenopathy. Coronary artery involvement is the most important(More)
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