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Erratum to: A multi-method approach to the molecular diagnosis of overt and borderline 11p15.5 defects underlying Silver–Russell and Beckwith–Wiedemann syndromes

  • Silvia Russo1Email author,
  • Luciano Calzari1,
  • Alessandro Mussa2,
  • Ester Mainini1,
  • Matteo Cassina3,
  • Stefania Di Candia4,
  • Maurizio Clementi3,
  • Sara Guzzetti1,
  • Silvia Tabano5,
  • Monica Miozzo5,
  • Silvia Sirchia6,
  • Palma Finelli1,
  • Paolo Prontera7,
  • Silvia Maitz8,
  • Giovanni Sorge9,
  • Annalisa Calcagno10,
  • Mohamad Maghnie10, 15,
  • Maria Teresa Divizia11,
  • Daniela Melis12,
  • Emanuela Manfredini13,
  • Giovanni Battista Ferrero2,
  • Vanna Pecile14 and
  • Lidia Larizza1
Contributed equally
Clinical EpigeneticsThe official journal of the Clinical Epigenetics Society20168:40

Received: 7 April 2016

Accepted: 7 April 2016

Published: 21 April 2016

The original article was published in Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:23


Unfortunately, the original version of this article [1] contained two errors. Within the “Acknowledgements” section, the funding information was missing, and the second affiliation for Mohamad Maghnie was missing. The correct author list and “Acknowledgements” section are included in this erratum.




The authors thank the children and their families for participating in this study, the Beckwith–Wiedemann Syndrome Italian Association (AIBWS), the Silver–Russell Syndrome Italian Association (AISRS), and the following medical geneticists/clinicians for providing cases included among those herein described: Bedeschi MF (Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano), Donti E (Medical Genetics, Hospital Santa Maria della Misericordia, University of Perugia), Giordano L (City Hospital, Brescia), Lapi E (Meyer Children’s University Hospital, Firenze), Micaglio E (University Hospital, Padova), Neri M (S. Anna University Hospital, Ferrara), Rubinato E (University of Trieste), Vaccari R (Niguarda Hospital, Milano), and Pilotta A (City Hospital, Brescia).

The research was funded by MIUR PRIN 2009-2010 (to Lidia Larizza) and by a Ministry of Health “Ricerca Corrente” Grant to Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCSS n 08C207_2012 (to Silvia Russo). Lidia Larizza and Silvia Russo are members of COST Action BM1208 “European Network for Human Congenital Imprinting Disorders” (

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Authors’ Affiliations

Human Molecular Genetics Laboratory, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milano, Italy
Department of Pediatric and Public Health Sciences, University of Turin, Torino, Italy
Clinical Genetics Unit, Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
Department of Pediatrics, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milano, Italy
Division of Pathology - Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, University of Milan, Milano, Italy
Department of Health Sciences, University of Milan, Milano, Italy
Medical Genetics Unit, Department of Surgical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Perugia, Hospital “S. M. della Misericordia”, Perugia, Italy
Clinical Pediatric Genetics Unit, Pediatrics Clinics, MBBM Foundation, S. Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy
Department of Pediatrics and Medical Sciences, AO “Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele”, Catania, Italy
Pediatric Endocrine Unit, Department of Pediatrics, IRCCS, Children’s Hospital Giannina Gaslini, Genova, Italy
Department of Medical Genetics, IRCCS, Children’s Hospital Giannina Gaslini, Genova, Italy
Clinical Pediatric Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, University “Federico II”, Napoli, Italy
Medical Genetics Unit, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Niguarda Ca’ Granda Hospital, Milano, Italy
Institute for Maternal and Child Health, Foundation IRCCS Burlo Garofolo Institute, Trieste, Italy
Department of Neuroscience, Rehabilitation, Ophtalmology, Genetics, Maternal and Child Health, University of Genova, Genova, Italy


  1. Russo S, Calzari L, Mussa A, Mainini E, Cassina M, Di Candia S, et al. A multi-method approach to the molecular diagnosis of overt and borderline 11p15.5 defects underlying Silver–Russell and Beckwith–Wiedemann syndromes. Clin Epigenetics. 2016;8:23. doi:10.1186/s13148-016-0183-8.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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