Giovanni Lanzi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pavia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Aicardi-Goutières syndrome: differential diagnosis and aetiopathogenesis
    Giovanni Lanzi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Funct Neurol 18:71-5. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Are vascular disorders more prevalent in the relatives of children and adolescents with migraine?
    G Lanzi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS Casimiro Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 23:887-91. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Aicardi-Goutières syndrome: a description of 21 new cases and a comparison with the literature
    Giovanni Lanzi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation Institute of Neurology, University of Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 6:A9-22; discussion A23-5, A77-86. 2002
  4. pmc Prevalence of tic disorders among primary school students in the city of Pavia, Italy
    G Lanzi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Via Palestro 3, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Arch Dis Child 89:45-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The natural history of Aicardi-Goutières syndrome: follow-up of 11 Italian patients
    G Lanzi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, University of Pavia, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Neurology 64:1621-4. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Personality traits in childhood and adolescent headache
    G Lanzi
    Child Neuropsychiatry Division, IRCCS Neurological Institute C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 21:53-60. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Facial erythema associated with short stature, absent distal phalanx, dental and nail anomalies: case report and neuropsychological profile
    Giovanni Lanzi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Italy
    Clin Dysmorphol 14:105-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Motor impairment on awakening in a patient with an EEG pattern of "unilateral, continuous spikes and waves during slow sleep"
    Pierangelo Veggiotti
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS Fondazione, Istituto Neurologico Casimiro Mondino, University of Pavia, Italy
    Epileptic Disord 7:131-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Visual-perceptual impairment in children with periventricular leukomalacia
    Elisa Fazzi
    Department of Child Neuropsychiatry, IRCSS C Mondino Foundation, Via Ferrata, 6, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Brain Dev 26:506-12. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Topiramate efficacy in an infant with partial seizures refractory to conventional antiepileptic drugs
    Pierangelo Veggiotti
    Child Neuropsychiatry Department, Neurological Institute Casimiro Mondino Foundation IRCCS, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Seizure 13:241-3. 2004

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Aicardi-Goutières syndrome: differential diagnosis and aetiopathogenesis
    Giovanni Lanzi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Funct Neurol 18:71-5. 2003
    ..There does not exist, to date, any causal therapy for AGS, although genetic studies, particularly those focusing on interferon-regulating genes, may well provide some therapeutic indications...
  2. ncbi request reprint Are vascular disorders more prevalent in the relatives of children and adolescents with migraine?
    G Lanzi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS Casimiro Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 23:887-91. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Aicardi-Goutières syndrome: a description of 21 new cases and a comparison with the literature
    Giovanni Lanzi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation Institute of Neurology, University of Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 6:A9-22; discussion A23-5, A77-86. 2002
    ..Our follow-up seems to indicate a trend not necessarily towards a worsening, but instead towards a stabilization or even a slight improvement of the clinical picture...
  4. pmc Prevalence of tic disorders among primary school students in the city of Pavia, Italy
    G Lanzi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Via Palestro 3, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Arch Dis Child 89:45-7. 2004
    ..The prevalence of tic disorders in children varies from 1% to 29% depending on the characteristics of the study population, the diagnostic criteria, and the study design and methods...
  5. ncbi request reprint The natural history of Aicardi-Goutières syndrome: follow-up of 11 Italian patients
    G Lanzi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, University of Pavia, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Neurology 64:1621-4. 2005
    ..Calcifications increased (in number and size) in two of six patients. Serial CSF and serum interferon-alpha measurements (three patients) showed reduced CSF interferon-alpha levels...
  6. ncbi request reprint Personality traits in childhood and adolescent headache
    G Lanzi
    Child Neuropsychiatry Division, IRCCS Neurological Institute C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 21:53-60. 2001
    ..These traits do not seem to be correlated with sociodemographic data and the duration of headache: we considered these as characteristic of migrainous patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Facial erythema associated with short stature, absent distal phalanx, dental and nail anomalies: case report and neuropsychological profile
    Giovanni Lanzi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Italy
    Clin Dysmorphol 14:105-7. 2005
    ..We discuss the differential diagnosis of this case and conclude that our patient's condition could represent a new syndrome...
  8. ncbi request reprint Motor impairment on awakening in a patient with an EEG pattern of "unilateral, continuous spikes and waves during slow sleep"
    Pierangelo Veggiotti
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS Fondazione, Istituto Neurologico Casimiro Mondino, University of Pavia, Italy
    Epileptic Disord 7:131-6. 2005
    ..This electrical activity in sleep, may be regarded as a "functional lesion" whose clinical consequences can be correlated with the site of the abnormalities.[Published with video sequences]...
  9. ncbi request reprint Visual-perceptual impairment in children with periventricular leukomalacia
    Elisa Fazzi
    Department of Child Neuropsychiatry, IRCSS C Mondino Foundation, Via Ferrata, 6, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Brain Dev 26:506-12. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Topiramate efficacy in an infant with partial seizures refractory to conventional antiepileptic drugs
    Pierangelo Veggiotti
    Child Neuropsychiatry Department, Neurological Institute Casimiro Mondino Foundation IRCCS, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Seizure 13:241-3. 2004
    ..TPM succeeded in controlling seizures, even after the other drugs were discontinued. This case suggests that TPM may represent a good choice for the treatment of partial seizures refractory to conventional drugs in infants...
  11. ncbi request reprint Bilateral putaminal necrosis associated with the mitochondrial DNA A8344G myoclonus epilepsy with ragged red fibers (MERRF) mutation: an infantile case
    Simona Orcesi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Regional Referral Center for Neuromuscular Disorders in Childhood IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Italy
    J Child Neurol 21:79-82. 2006
    ..J Child Neurol 2006;21:79-82)...
  12. ncbi request reprint The development of visual object recognition in school-age children
    Stefania M Bova
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Dev Neuropsychol 31:79-102. 2007
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  13. doi request reprint The Rorschach test and Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome: a pilot case-control study
    Umberto Balottin
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Brain Dev 31:657-65. 2009
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Towards improved clinical characterization of Leber congenital amaurosis: neurological and systemic findings
    Elisa Fazzi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 132:13-9. 2005
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Migraine and tension headache in children under 6 years of age
    Umberto Balottin
    Child Neuropsychiatry Unit, University of Insubria, Macchi Foundation Hospital, Varese 21100, Italy
    Eur J Pain 8:307-14. 2004
    ..To investigate the clinical features of idiopathic headache with early onset, whose presence is probably underestimated by parents and physicians and the influence of environmental and psychological factors on headache in children...
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term neuropsychological follow-up and nosological considerations in five patients with continuous spikes and waves during slow sleep
    Pierangelo Veggiotti
    Child Neuropsychiatry Department, Casimiro Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Epileptic Disord 4:243-9. 2002
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of anorexia nervosa: a retrospective study in preadolescents and adolescents
    G Rossi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 46:806-11. 2007
    ..Combined with a multidisciplinary approach that includes nutritional rehabilitation and psychotherapy, adjunctive pharmacotherapy may be useful in addressing both eating disorder psychopathology and comorbid psychiatric disorders...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acquired epileptic frontal syndrome as long-term outcome in two children with CSWS
    P Veggiotti
    Child Neuropsychiatry Division, Neurological Institute Casimiro Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Via Palestro 3, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Neurophysiol Clin 31:387-97. 2001
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  19. ncbi request reprint Dolicho-vertebrobasilar abnormality and migraine-like attacks
    C A Zambrino
    Child Neuropsychiatry Division, C Mondino Foundation IRCCS, University of Pavia
    Eur Neurol 41:10-4. 1999
    ..In both cases, the pain attacks can be interpreted as a result of compression of the root of the trigeminal nerve caused by an arterial malformation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Leber's congenital amaurosis: is there an autistic component?
    E Fazzi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, University of Pavia, Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:503-7. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Continuous spike-and-wave activity during slow-wave sleep: syndrome or EEG pattern?
    P Veggiotti
    Child Neuropsychiatry Division, Neurological Institute Casimiro Mondino Foundation IRCCS, University of Pavia, Italy
    Epilepsia 40:1593-601. 1999
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Can protrusion of the tongue stop seizures in Rolandic epilepsy?
    P Veggiotti
    Child Neuropsychiatry Division, Foundation Istituto Neurologico Casimiro Mondino IRCCS, University of Pavia, Italy
    Epileptic Disord 1:217-20. 1999
    ..We also examine how a tactile stimulus may provoke the inhibition of an epileptic discharge...
  23. ncbi request reprint Generalized epilepsy with febrile seizures plus and severe myoclonic epilepsy in infancy: a case report of two Italian families
    P Veggiotti
    Child Neuropsychiatry Division, Neurological Institute Casimiro Mondino Foundation IRCCS, V Palestro 3, 27100 Pavia Italy
    Epileptic Disord 3:29-32. 2001
    ..SMEI could represent the most severe end of the spectrum...
  24. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting the efficacy of botulinum toxin-A treatment of the lower limb in children with cerebral palsy
    Elisa Fazzi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Child Neurol 20:661-6. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of a ketogenic diet in patients with Lafora body disease
    Simonetta Cardinali
    Department of Child Neuropsychiatry, Child EEG Unit, Foundation C Mondino Institute of Neurology Via Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 69:129-34. 2006
    ..We set out to assess the feasibility and tolerability of a long-term ketogenic diet (KD) in LBD patients and to make a preliminary evaluation of its effect on the disease course...
  26. ncbi request reprint Leber's congenital amaurosis: an update
    Elisa Fazzi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation Institute of Neurology, University of Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 7:13-22. 2003
    ..In recent years, genetic advances in the diagnosis of LCA have opened up new horizons, also from a therapeutic point of view. A better understanding of this pathology would be valuable for paediatric neurologists...
  27. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal sleep and oxygen balance in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. A clinical and polygraphic 2-year follow-up study
    R Manni
    Neurologic Clinic, University of Pavia, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 240:255-7. 1991
    ..A significant correlation between the degree of oxygen imbalance during sleep and the degree of restrictive thoracic syndrome during wakefulness was shown...
  28. ncbi request reprint Early-onset occipital idiopathic epilepsy: a syndrome to be treated?
    Giovanni Lanzi
    Child Neuropsychiatry Department, Neurological Institute Casimiro Mondino Foundation IRCCS, University of Pavia, Italy
    J Child Neurol 18:72-4. 2003
    ..We propose that the introduction of anti-epilepsy drugs be delayed for 6 months following epilepsy onset and be subsequently limited to patients with frequent seizure recurrence...
  29. ncbi request reprint Visual acuity in the first two years of life in healthy term newborns: an experience with the teller acuity cards
    Anna Cavallini
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, University of Pavia, Italy
    Funct Neurol 17:87-92. 2002
    ....
  30. pmc A complex chromosome rearrangement with 10 breakpoints: tentative assignment of the locus for Williams syndrome to 4q33----q35.1
    R Tupler
    Biologia Generale e Genetica Medica, University of Pavia, Italy
    J Med Genet 29:253-5. 1992
    ..The patient was monosomic for the region 4q33----q35.1 and thus the mapping of the syndrome could tentatively be restricted to this region...
  31. ncbi request reprint Visual evoked potential abnormalities in dyslexic children
    A Romani
    Department of Neurology, IRCCS C Mondino Institute of Neurology, Pavia, Italy
    Funct Neurol 16:219-29. 2001
    ..These data support the hypothesis of selective magnocellular dysfunction in dyslexia...
  32. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of hospitalization in the treatment of paediatric idiopathic headache patients
    G Lanzi
    Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, IRCCS C Mondino Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Psychopathology 40:1-7. 2007
    ..The idea for this study came from the clinical impression that some paediatric headache patients might benefit more from inpatient than outpatient care...
  33. ncbi request reprint Relationship between migraine and epilepsy in pediatric age
    Paolo Piccinelli
    Child Neuropsychiatry Unit, University of Insubria, Macchi Foundation Hospital, Varese, Italy
    Headache 46:413-21. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to identify a possible link between migraine and epilepsy from a clinical and neurophysiologic point of view...
  34. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology in children and adolescents with Tourette's syndrome: a controlled study
    Cristiano Termine
    Child Neuropsychiatry Unit, Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Insubria, Via F del Ponte 19, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Brain Dev 28:69-75. 2006
    ..We conducted a case-control study to verify the reproducibility of the few data published on this topic to date...
  35. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of an adolescent who had bilateral striatal necrosis secondary to Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection
    Cristiano Termine
    Child Neuropsychiatry Unit, University of Insubria, Via F del Ponte 19, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Brain Dev 27:62-5. 2005
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  36. pmc Clinical and molecular phenotype of Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome
    Gillian Rice
    Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, LS9 7TF, UK
    Am J Hum Genet 81:713-25. 2007
    ..Our analysis defines the phenotypic spectrum of AGS and suggests a coherent mutation-screening strategy in this heterogeneous disorder. Additionally, our data indicate that at least one further AGS-causing gene remains to be identified...
  37. ncbi request reprint Mutations in genes encoding ribonuclease H2 subunits cause Aicardi-Goutières syndrome and mimic congenital viral brain infection
    Yanick J Crow
    Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, LS9 7TF, UK
    Nat Genet 38:910-6. 2006
    ..Our findings demonstrate a role for ribonuclease H in human neurological disease and suggest an unanticipated relationship between ribonuclease H2 and the antiviral immune response that warrants further investigation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological deficits and neural dysfunction in familial dyslexia
    Simona Maria Brambati
    Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milano, Italy
    Brain Res 1113:174-85. 2006
    ..Both the anatomical and the functional study point out a deficit in the posterior areas of the reading network...
  39. ncbi request reprint The ketogenic diet: from molecular mechanisms to clinical effects
    John Freeman
    The John M Freeman Pediatric Epilepsy Center, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Epilepsy Res 68:145-80. 2006
    ..The results of these will hopefully provide much needed high-quality information to better define the role of the diet in the treatment algorithms in different epilepsy syndromes...