Salvatore Leonardi

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Affiliation: University of Catania
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Stroke in two children with Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection. A causal or casual relationship?
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Paediatric Department, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:843-5. 2005
  2. pmc Hypercalciuria and nephrocalcinosis as early feature of Wilson disease onset: description of a pediatric case and literature review
    Valeria Di Stefano
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Hepat Mon 12:e6233. 2012
  3. pmc Phenotypic expression of the p.Leu1077Pro CFTR mutation in Sicilian cystic fibrosis patients
    Giuseppe Fabio Parisi
    Department of Medical and Pediatric Science, Bronchopneumology and Cystic Fibrosis Unit, University of Catania, Via Santa Sofia 78, Catania 95123, Italy
    BMC Res Notes 6:461. 2013
  4. pmc Severe Kawasaki disease in a 3-month-old patient: a case report
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Unit of Broncho Pneumology and Cystic Fibrosis, Department of Medical and Pediatric Science, University of Catania, Via Santa Sofia 78, Catania 95123, Italy
    BMC Res Notes 6:500. 2013
  5. pmc Intramuscular vs intradermal route for hepatitis B booster vaccine in celiac children
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, 95100 Catania, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 18:5729-33. 2012
  6. pmc Are hepatitis B virus and celiac disease linked?
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Department of Pediatrics University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Hepat Mon 10:173-5. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccination failure in children with diabetes mellitus? The debate continues
    Salvatore Leonardi
    University of Catania, Department of Pediatrics, Catania, Italy
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:448-52. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccination failure in celiac disease: is there a need to reassess current immunization strategies?
    S Leonardi
    Broncho Pneumology and Cystic Fibrosis Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Vaccine 27:6030-3. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Lung abscess in a child with Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Via S Sofia 78, Catania, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 169:1413-5. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of tacrolimus ointment 0.03% treatment in a 1-month-old "red baby": a case report
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 27:523-6. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Stroke in two children with Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection. A causal or casual relationship?
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Paediatric Department, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:843-5. 2005
    ..Invasion of the central nervous system and an immune mechanism represent 2 pathogenesis pathways. Prompt macrolide therapy does not prevent stroke, but immediate and aggressive immunosuppressive treatment seems to help recovery...
  2. pmc Hypercalciuria and nephrocalcinosis as early feature of Wilson disease onset: description of a pediatric case and literature review
    Valeria Di Stefano
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Hepat Mon 12:e6233. 2012
    ..Wilson's disease (WD) is a rare autosomal-recessive disorder characterized by a mutation in the ATP7B gene, located on chromosome 13, which encodes a protein involved in the metabolism of copper...
  3. pmc Phenotypic expression of the p.Leu1077Pro CFTR mutation in Sicilian cystic fibrosis patients
    Giuseppe Fabio Parisi
    Department of Medical and Pediatric Science, Bronchopneumology and Cystic Fibrosis Unit, University of Catania, Via Santa Sofia 78, Catania 95123, Italy
    BMC Res Notes 6:461. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Severe Kawasaki disease in a 3-month-old patient: a case report
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Unit of Broncho Pneumology and Cystic Fibrosis, Department of Medical and Pediatric Science, University of Catania, Via Santa Sofia 78, Catania 95123, Italy
    BMC Res Notes 6:500. 2013
    ..This condition increases the risk of cardiovascular complications such as coronary artery aneurysms...
  5. pmc Intramuscular vs intradermal route for hepatitis B booster vaccine in celiac children
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, 95100 Catania, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 18:5729-33. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Are hepatitis B virus and celiac disease linked?
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Department of Pediatrics University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Hepat Mon 10:173-5. 2010
    ..This hypothesis suggests a possible epidemiological link between these two diseases, although this assumption is still a matter of debate...
  7. doi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccination failure in children with diabetes mellitus? The debate continues
    Salvatore Leonardi
    University of Catania, Department of Pediatrics, Catania, Italy
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:448-52. 2012
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the presence of specific antibodies against HBsAg in diabetic children (IDDM) previously vaccinated against hepatitis B virus...
  8. doi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccination failure in celiac disease: is there a need to reassess current immunization strategies?
    S Leonardi
    Broncho Pneumology and Cystic Fibrosis Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Vaccine 27:6030-3. 2009
    ..These findings provide useful information to evaluate if current vaccine strategies should be reassessed and if revaccination should be recommended...
  9. doi request reprint Lung abscess in a child with Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Via S Sofia 78, Catania, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 169:1413-5. 2010
    ..A long-term treatment with oral macrolide allows a prompt recovery and restitution ad integrum of the lung...
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of tacrolimus ointment 0.03% treatment in a 1-month-old "red baby": a case report
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 27:523-6. 2006
    ..No adverse clinical effect was recorded and tolerance to the treatment was good. We conclude that 0.03% tacrolimus ointment is efficacious and safe even in an infant <2 months of age...
  11. ncbi request reprint Montelukast in allergic diseases beyond asthma
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:287-91. 2007
    ..although additional controlled testing will be required, these applications broaden the possible range of treatments for allergic disease in all its many aspects...
  12. ncbi request reprint Recurrent febrile infections and neutropenia in a child with silent celiac disease
    Salvatore Leonardi
    University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:146-9. 2010
    ..Today it is known that celiac disease (CD) may be silent or present with atypical extraintestinal symptoms (silent/atypical CD)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Atopic disease, immune system, and the environment
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Department of Pediatrics, Catania University, Catania, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:410-7. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint IgE values and T-lymphocyte subsets in children with atopic eczema/dermatitis syndrome
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:529-34. 2007
    ..A decrease of CD8+ circulating T cells and an increase of the CD4/CD8 ratio are peculiar findings in AEDS patients with either high or normal IgE values...
  15. pmc Hepatitis B vaccine in celiac disease: yesterday, today and tomorrow
    Giovanna Vitaliti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, 95100 Catania, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 19:838-45. 2013
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  16. pmc Probiotics and food allergy
    Anna Maria Castellazzi
    Department of Medical and Pediatric Science, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 39:47. 2013
    ..Therefore, new studies are needed in order to clarify the functions and the utility of probiotics in food allergies and ion other types of allergic disorders. ..
  17. pmc Urticaria and anaphylaxis in a child after inhalation of lentil vapours: a case report and literature review
    Giovanna Vitaliti
    O U Bronchopneumology and Cystic Fibrosis, Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 38:71. 2012
    ..Among legumes, lentils seem to be the most common legume implicated in pediatric allergic reactions in the Mediterranean area and India, and usually they start early in life, below 4 years of age...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mild cystic fibrosis in patients with the rare P5L CFTR mutation
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Department of Pediatrics, Bronchopneumology Unit, University of Catania, Italy
    J Cyst Fibros 11:30-3. 2012
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  19. ncbi request reprint Immunotherapy: a new horizon for egg allergy?
    Andrea D Praticò
    Unit of Pediatric Pneumoallergology and Cystic Fibrosis, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Expert Rev Clin Immunol 10:677-86. 2014
    ..We reviewed the protocols performed in the last 15 years, to underline the most important issues in this kind of food immunotherapy, and the rates of tolerance or desensitization induction...
  20. doi request reprint Opening interrupter technique in pre-school children with chronic respiratory diseases: a perspective case-control study in the diagnosis of airway hyperesponsiveness
    Giovanna Vitaliti
    Operative Unit of Pediatric Pneumology, Allergology and Cystic Fibrosis, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Asthma 50:1045-8. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to show the efficacy of the Opening Interrupter Technique in diagnosing the presence of airway obstruction in pre-school children...
  21. doi request reprint Early occurrence of obstructive sleep apnea in infants and children with cystic fibrosis
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Bronchopneumology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:1165-9. 2012
    ..To assess the occurrence of sleep-disordered breathing, hypoxemia, and sleep architecture in a cohort of infants and children with cystic fibrosis (CF) and normal or mildly impaired lung function in stable clinical condition...
  22. ncbi request reprint Probiotics in childhood: allergic illness and respiratory infections
    Michele Miraglia del Giudice
    Department of Pediatrics, F Fede, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Clin Gastroenterol 46:S69-72. 2012
    ..Indeed, probiotics seems to be able to offer protection about common cold and respiratory infections in healthy and hospitalized children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Allergic reactions to foods by inhalation in children
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Department of Medical and Pediatric Science, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 35:288-94. 2014
    ..Studies are warranted to establish the accuracy of diagnostic tests as well as incidence, prevalence, and natural history of food allergy through inhalation route...
  24. doi request reprint Granuloma annulare as first clinical manifestation of diabetes mellitus in children: a case report
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Italy
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 95:e55-7. 2012
    ..However in childhood this relationship remains unclear. We report the case of an 8-year-old girl, with multiple granuloma annulare as first clinical manifestation of type one diabetes mellitus...
  25. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation in a child with celiac disease
    Piero Pavone
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Via Santa Sofia 78, 95123 Catania, Italy
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:956-60. 2005
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  26. ncbi request reprint Prolylhydroxylase and procollagen type III in long-term survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL): a biochemical approach to HCV-related liver disease
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Department of Pediatrics and Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University of Catania, Via Santa Sofia, 78 95123 Catania, Italy
    Med Pediatr Oncol 41:17-20. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether the measurement of these proteins could serve to monitor HCV related liver damage in acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) patients...
  27. pmc Allergic conjunctivitis: a comprehensive review of the literature
    Mario La Rosa
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Via S, Sofia 78, Catania, 95123, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 39:18. 2013
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  28. doi request reprint Pediatric sleep apnea: early onset of the 'syndrome'?
    Lucia Spicuzza
    Department of Pediatrics, Bronchopneumology O U, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Sleep Med Rev 13:111-22. 2009
    ..The aim of this review is to outline early systemic complications of obstructive sleep apnea and primary snoring in infants and children...
  29. pmc Type III pleuropulmonary blastoma in a 7-month-old female baby with impending respiratory failure: a case report
    Agnese Castro
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Med Case Rep 8:221. 2014
    ..Characteristics of type I and type II blastoma allow an earlier diagnosis compared with type III. Here we present a case report of an unusual presentation of type III pleuropulmonary blastoma...
  30. ncbi request reprint A missed cystic fibrosis diagnosis in childhood
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 26:487-8. 2005
    ..We conclude that because the diagnosis of CF might be missed during childhood, the diagnosis of CF in adults should be considered by practitioners, in subjects with chronic respiratory, gastrointestinal, and hepatic complaints...
  31. doi request reprint Olea sublingual allergoid immunotherapy administered with two different treatment regimens
    Salvatore Leonardi
    Department of Pneumology, University, Catania, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 31:e25-9. 2010
    ..05 versus drug therapy). One mild adverse event was observed. The allergoid SLIT was shown to be effective and safe in Olea allergy in particular when a coseasonal regimen was used...
  32. ncbi request reprint Autoimmune hepatitis associated with celiac disease in childhood: report of two cases
    Salvatore Leonardi
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:1324-7. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint Immune dysregulation in atopic dermatitis
    Michele Miraglia del Giudice
    Pediatric Department, II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 27:451-5. 2006
    ..Therapy is based on interventation in the pathophysiology of atopic eczema and elimination of exogenous provocation factors...