Marco Castoldi

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The behaviour of blood lead (PbB) and of some indicators of effect (erythrocyte protoporphyrin IX (EP), delta-aminolaevulinic acid dehydratase activity of erythrocytes (ALAD), and urinary delta-aminolaevulinic acid (ALAU)) were studied in subjects who had ceased working with inorganic lead for at least one year. Relations between these indices and(More)
INTRODUCTION Inflammatory fibroid polyp (IFP) is a rare mesenchymal tumor of the gastrointestinal tract. The lesion is characterized by spindle-shaped stromal cells and an inflammatory infiltrate rich in eosinophils. CASE REPORT The AA. present a case of the IFP of the stomach. A 85-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital for early vomiting and(More)
Pathogenesis, classification and treatment of non-parasitic splenic cysts (NPSCs) are controversial. The utility of percutaneous aspiration of the cyst is not well understood. We report a case of a 32 year-old woman with a symptomatic giant epidermoid cyst of the spleen treated with laparoscopic splenectomy. A percutaneous transcatheter drainage was(More)