Luisa Abbattista's scientific contributions

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Allergic diseases represent a global burden. Although the patho-physiological mechanisms are still poorly understood, epithelial barrier dysfunction and Th2 inflammatory response play a pivotal role. Barrier dysfunction, characterized by a loss of differentiation, reduced junctional integrity, and altered innate defence, underpins the pathogenesis...
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Introduction: Pallister-Killian syndrome (PKS) is a rare genetic disorder caused by a mosaic tetrasomy of the short arm of chromosome 12 (12p). PKS has a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations which vary in different age groups. However, in the up to date literature there are no reported cases of puberty disorder associated with this syndrome. We...
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Altered level of consciousness (ALC) represents a neurological emergency, which demands a methodical approach to evaluation and treatment. Emergency departments’ Paediatricians dealing with children with ALC need a rapid and reliable diagnostic process to rule out life-threatening conditions. ALC can be caused by structural and non-structural condi...

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... Assim, o abandono precoce do aleitamento materno e uma dieta de transição inadequada associada a alta demanda de ferro para a proliferação celular necessária durante o crescimento, tornam as crianças abaixo de dois anos de idade um grupo de alto risco para a anemia 5 . Além disso, outros fatores de risco como hemoglobina ao nascer abaixo dos valores de referência, falta de acesso aos serviços de saúde, baixa escolaridade e renda familiar e falta de acesso a saneamento básico estão relacionadas ao desenvolvimento da anemia ferropênica na infância [6][7][8] . that is characterized by great social vulnerability, in 2017 and 2018. ...