Paolo D'Angelo

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Affiliation: Ospedale dei Bambini G. Di Cristina
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Dramatic response to Cisplatin window therapy in a boy with advanced metastatic ewing sarcoma
    Antonino Trizzino
    Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, ARNAS Civico, Di Cristina and Benfratelli Hospital, Palermo, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 35:478-81. 2013
  2. doi Simultaneous diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and peripheral neuroblastic tumor in a child
    Paolo D'Angelo
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Unit, G Di Cristina Children s Hospital, A R N A S Ospedale Civico, Palermo, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 34:72-5. 2012
  3. doi Breast metastases in children and adolescents with rhabdomyosarcoma: Experience of the Italian Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee
    Paolo D'Angelo
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Unit, G Di Cristina Children s Hospital, Palermo, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:1306-9. 2010
  4. doi Severe polyuria and polydipsia in hyponatremic-hypertensive syndrome associated with Wilms tumor
    Paolo D'Angelo
    Unit of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, G Di Cristina Children s Hospital, A R N A S, Palermo, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:566-9. 2010
  5. doi Hepatopathy-thrombocytopenia syndrome (HTS) after actinomycin-D therapy: report of three cases and review of the literature
    Piero Farruggia
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, G Di Cristina Children s Hospital, Italy
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 28:237-43. 2011
  6. ncbi Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome: report of 2 simultaneous cases in children
    Paolo D'Angelo
    Oncoematologia Pediatrica, Ospedale dei Bambini G Di Cristina, Palermo, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 28:177-81. 2006
  7. doi Hodgkin lymphoma and nephrotic syndrome in childhood
    Piero Farruggia
    Unit of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, G Di Cristina Children Hospital, A R N A S, Via Benedettini 1, 90134, Palermo, Italy
    Indian J Pediatr 77:1147-9. 2010
  8. doi FIP1L1-PDGFRα-positive hypereosinophilic syndrome in childhood: a case report and review of literature
    Piero Farruggia
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Unit, Oncology Department, A R N A S Civico, Di Cristina and Benfratelli Hospitals Hematology I, A O Villa Sofia Cervello, Palermo Molecular Biology Laboratory, Department of Clinical and Biologic Sciences, University of Turin, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Orbassano, Turin, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 36:e28-30. 2014
  9. pmc Focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver: an unusual association with diabetes mellitus in a child and review of literature
    Piero Farruggia
    Unit of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, G, Di Cristina Children s Hospital, and Department of Pediatrics, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 36:41. 2010
  10. doi Synovial sarcoma of the neck in a child: a multidisciplinary approach
    Piero Farruggia
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Ospedale dei Bambini G Di Cristina, Palermo, Italy
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 25:431-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Dramatic response to Cisplatin window therapy in a boy with advanced metastatic ewing sarcoma
    Antonino Trizzino
    Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, ARNAS Civico, Di Cristina and Benfratelli Hospital, Palermo, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 35:478-81. 2013
    ..We describe a child with multifocal ES, treated with a phase II trial including a single-drug window therapy, which displayed a dramatic response to 2 courses of cisplatin and had a favorable outcome. ..
  2. doi Simultaneous diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and peripheral neuroblastic tumor in a child
    Paolo D'Angelo
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Unit, G Di Cristina Children s Hospital, A R N A S Ospedale Civico, Palermo, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 34:72-5. 2012
    ..The simultaneous occurrence of 2 different neoplasms in a child is very infrequent, and no comparable cases are reported in the literature...
  3. doi Breast metastases in children and adolescents with rhabdomyosarcoma: Experience of the Italian Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee
    Paolo D'Angelo
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Unit, G Di Cristina Children s Hospital, Palermo, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:1306-9. 2010
    ....
  4. doi Severe polyuria and polydipsia in hyponatremic-hypertensive syndrome associated with Wilms tumor
    Paolo D'Angelo
    Unit of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, G Di Cristina Children s Hospital, A R N A S, Palermo, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:566-9. 2010
    ..All HHS signs and symptoms resolved only following surgical resection of the tumor, allowing chemotherapy to be given...
  5. doi Hepatopathy-thrombocytopenia syndrome (HTS) after actinomycin-D therapy: report of three cases and review of the literature
    Piero Farruggia
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, G Di Cristina Children s Hospital, Italy
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 28:237-43. 2011
    ..We report three children with Wilms tumor, with severe HTS/SOS, but had a different outcome, in spite of vigorous supportive therapy...
  6. ncbi Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome: report of 2 simultaneous cases in children
    Paolo D'Angelo
    Oncoematologia Pediatrica, Ospedale dei Bambini G Di Cristina, Palermo, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 28:177-81. 2006
    ..A mild left midriasis was the only neurologic defect that persisted in the patient with acute lymphoblastic leukemia...
  7. doi Hodgkin lymphoma and nephrotic syndrome in childhood
    Piero Farruggia
    Unit of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, G Di Cristina Children Hospital, A R N A S, Via Benedettini 1, 90134, Palermo, Italy
    Indian J Pediatr 77:1147-9. 2010
    ..Till date, to the best of author's knowledge, there are about 50 pediatric cases published, no one among Italian children. In the present paper, the authors report 2 cases observed in their department in the 7 yrs period...
  8. doi FIP1L1-PDGFRα-positive hypereosinophilic syndrome in childhood: a case report and review of literature
    Piero Farruggia
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Unit, Oncology Department, A R N A S Civico, Di Cristina and Benfratelli Hospitals Hematology I, A O Villa Sofia Cervello, Palermo Molecular Biology Laboratory, Department of Clinical and Biologic Sciences, University of Turin, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Orbassano, Turin, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 36:e28-30. 2014
    ..Until now there have only been 3 reported cases of pediatric FIP1L1-PDGFRα-positive hypereosinophilic syndromes. We describe a fourth patient, a white 14-year-old boy, the third treated with imatinib...
  9. pmc Focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver: an unusual association with diabetes mellitus in a child and review of literature
    Piero Farruggia
    Unit of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, G, Di Cristina Children s Hospital, and Department of Pediatrics, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 36:41. 2010
    ..We here describe, to our knowledge, the first case of focal nodular hyperplasia in association with diabetes mellitus in childhood...
  10. doi Synovial sarcoma of the neck in a child: a multidisciplinary approach
    Piero Farruggia
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Ospedale dei Bambini G Di Cristina, Palermo, Italy
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 25:431-7. 2008
    ..The complete remission was subsequently consolidated by ablative high-dose chemotherapy, followed by autologous stem cell reinfusion. The child remains in complete remission at 36 months after completion of treatment...
  11. pmc Vocal cord palsy after vincristine treatment in a child and the inefficacy of glutamic acid in the prevention of relapse: a case report
    Piero Farruggia
    Oncology Department, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Unit, A, R, N, A, S, Ospedali Civico, Di Cristina e Benfratelli, Piazza N, Leotta 4, Palermo, 90127, Italy
    J Med Case Rep 6:128. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  12. pmc Effectiveness of cyclosporine and mycophenolate mofetil in a child with refractory evans syndrome
    Piero Farruggia
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Unit, G Di Cristina Children s Hospital, Palermo
    Pediatr Rep 3:e15. 2011
    ..We describe a baby with refractory Evans Syndrome that was cured by prolonged administration of mycophenolate mofetil and remained disease-free for 4 years after the discontinuation of treatment...
  13. pmc Castleman's disease in childhood: report of three cases and review of the literature
    Piero Farruggia
    Unit of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, G Di Cristina Children s Hospital, ARNAS, Palermo, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 37:50. 2011
    ..There are only about 100 pediatric cases published, five of them in Italy. We report 3 cases of localized Castleman's disease, investigated in our Department in a 3 years period and reviewed the literature...
  14. doi Hypereosinophilic syndrome in childhood: clinical and molecular features of two cases
    Piero Farruggia
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, G Di Cristina Children s Hospital, Palermo, Italy
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 26:129-35. 2009
    ..It is very rare in children. Uncertainties in classification and lack of prospective studies make therapeutic decisions difficult. The authors report two cases of HES in which steroid therapy was effective...
  15. ncbi Congenital hepatic fibrosis: a very uncommon cause of pancytopenia in children
    Antonino Trizzino
    Onco Ematologia Pediatrica, Ospedale dei Bambini G Di Cristina, Palermo, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 27:567-8. 2005
    ..The authors report an unusual case of ARPKD presenting with hepatosplenomegaly and cytopenia mimicking acute leukemia...
  16. doi Poikiloderma with neutropenia: a case report and review of the literature
    Piero Farruggia
    Department of Oncology, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Unit, A R N A S Ospedali Civico Dermatology Unit, A R N A S Ospedali Civico, Di Cristina e Benfratelli, Palermo Hematology Unit, G Gaslini Children s Institute, Genoa, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 36:297-300. 2014
    ..Mutations in the C16orf57 gene have been recently identified as the cause. Here we describe a new case of PN in a white patient, review the literature, and point out the attention on importance of differential diagnosis. ..
  17. pmc The spectrum of non-classical Diamond-Blackfan anemia: a case of late beginning transfusion dependency associated to a new RPL5 mutation
    Piero Farruggia
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Unit, Oncology Department, A R N A S Civico, Di Cristina and Benfratelli Hospitals, Palermo
    Pediatr Rep 4:e25. 2012
    ..We describe here a patient with Diamond Blackfan anemia related to a RPL5 mutation. The patient had no physical abnormalities and experienced a very late onset of transfusion dependency...
  18. doi MPL W515L mutation in pediatric essential thrombocythemia
    Piero Farruggia
    Oncology Department, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Unit, ARNAS Ospedali Civico, Di Cristina e Benfratelli, Palermo, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:E52-4. 2013
    ..Another recurrent mutation, involving a W to L or K transversion at MPL codon 515, has been reported in about 3-8% of adult ET patients. Herein we describe this mutation in a pediatric patient...
  19. doi Mutations affecting mRNA splicing are the most common molecular defect in patients with familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis type 3
    Alessandra Santoro
    Divisione di Ematologia I, A O V Cervello, Palermo, Italy
    Haematologica 93:1086-90. 2008
    ..This finding has implications for designing strategies for analysis of the families with suspected familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis...