Maria Lucia Sacco

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The Authors report the clinical course of M.L., a 22 years old man. He came to our observation after a road accident, in third care. In the former hospital admissions hemodynamic stabilization, surgical haemostasis of multiple hepatic lacerations with hemoperitoneum and right leg amputation were performed. He arrived to our department in a critical(More)
The paper deals with the peculiarities of a firearm wound regarding the dynamic of the accident and particularly considering the path followed by the bullet. The patient's firearm wound is described on the basis of the instrumental examinations done. These last give us a precious help to confirm the thesis, already guessed on the clinical examination of an(More)
OBJECTIVE To better understand how neighborhood and individual factors are related to child maltreatment. METHOD Using an ecological framework, a multi-level model (Hierarchical Linear Modeling) was used to analyze neighborhood structural conditions and individual risk factors for child abuse and neglect. Parents (n = 400) of children under the age of 18(More)
The Authors report the clinical case of polytraumatized patient who has colic abdominal pain and Murphy sign after 68 days from damaging event. This symptomatology is consequent to Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis (ACC) associated with hemobilia. This work may be different because hemobilia in polytraumatized patient, like causal factor of acute(More)
A 51 years old male was admitted to our Emergency Department because a severe pain in the right lumbar area irradiating to homolateral thigh, with fever. Abdomen and pelvis TC scan revealed a big retroperitoneal abscess. An urgent laparotomy was performed. It showed a huge retroperitoneal purulent collection extending caudally to right thigh and all around(More)
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