Marco Berlucchi, MD

Department of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Spedali Civili Hospital
Piazza Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia, Italy


Dr. Berlucchi Masters Degree from University of Brescia, Italy in 1993, Residency in Otorhinolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery Residency, University of Brescia, Italy, 1995 to 1998. He has Certification from Italian Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery in 1996. Currently he is from the Department of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy, 1998.

Research Interest

His research interest includes: Endoscopic sinus surgery for sinonasal diseases, Diagnosis and surgery of airway disorders, Surgical treatment of lacrimal stenosis, Sialoendoscopy for diagnosis and treatment of obstructive salivary disorders, Diagnosis and treatment of children affected by neck mass and Treatment of sleep diseases.

Scientific Activities


• Italian Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery
• Italian Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
• European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
• Interamerican Association of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
• European Rhinologic Society
• International Rhinologic Society
• European Academy of Otorhinolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery


1. Antonelli AR, Peretti G, Cappiello J, Berlucchi M, Piccioni L. The precancerous laryngeal . Sulphur. 1997; 7: 3-7.
2. Antonelli AR, Peretti G, Berlucchi M, Cappiello J. Precancerous lesions and early cancer glottiche. European Oncology. 1998; 7: 26-29.
3. Nicolai P, Caruso G, Redaelli de Zinis LOet al. Regional and distant metastases in laryngeal and hypopharyngeal sarcomas. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 1998; 107(6): 540-546.
4. Nicolai P, Tomenzoli D, Berlucchi M, Redaelli de Zinis LO, Maroldi R, Antonelli AR. Endoscopic treatment of aspergillosis sphenoid. Acta Otorhinolarynol Ital. 1998; 18: 23-29.
5. Peretti G, Piazza C, Berlucchi M, et al. A case of pleomorphic adenoma treated with resection and reconstruction laryngotracheal. Acta Otorhinolarynol Ital. 2000; 20: 54-61.
6. Peretti G, Nicolai P, Redaelli de Zinis LO, et al. Minimal endoscopic CO2 laser excision for Tis, T1, and T2 glottic carcinomas: cure rate and prognostic factors. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2000; 123: 124-131.
7. Berlucchi M, Piazza C, Blanzuoli L, Battaglia G, Nicolai P. Schwannoma of the nasal septum. a case report with review of the literature. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2000; 257:402-405.
8. Nicolai P, Tomenzoli D, Berlucchi M, Facchetti F, Morassi L, Maroldi R. Malignant triton tumor of the ethmoid and nasal cavity. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2000; 109:880-886.
9. Tomenzoli D, Berlucchi M, Lombardi D, Trimarchi M, Nicolai P, Antonelli AR. Synergies between surgery and spa in nasal polyp. Otorinolaringol. 2000; 50 (Suppl 1); 40-42.
10. Berlucchi M, Tomenzoli D, Trimarchi M, Lombardi D, Battaglia G, Nicolai P. The Dacryocystocele in adulthood: etiology, diagnosis and treatment. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2001; 21;100-104.
11. Orza P, Pinsi G, Caruso A, et al. Fungal sinusitis: epidemiology and causative. Bulletin of Microbiology and Laboratory Studies news. 2002; 8; 5-12.
12. Berlucchi M, Tomenzoli D, Nicolai P, Lusk RP. Adenotonsillectomy in children with von Willebrands disease: how and when. A case report with review of the literature. Int J Ped Otorhinolaryngol. 2002; 65; 253-256. doi: 10.1016/S0165-5876(02)00179-9
13. Cappiello J, Piazza C, Berlucchi M, et al. Internal jugular vein patency after lateral neck dissection: a prospective study. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2002; 259: 409-412.
14. Piazza C, Giudice M, Berlucchi M, Peretti G, Antonelli AR. Atypical carcinoid tumor of the larynx treated with CO2 laser excision: case report. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2003; 23(1): 43-46.
15. Berlucchi M, Meini A, Plebani A, Bonvini MG, Lombardi D, Nicolai P.Update on treatment of Marshalls syndrome (PFAPA syndrome): report of five cases with review of the literature. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2003; 112: 365-369.
16. Nicolai P, Berlucchi M, Tomenzoli D, et al. Endoscopic surgery for juvenile angiofibroma: when and how. Laryngoscope. 2003; 113: 775-782. doi: 10.1097/00005537-200305000-00003
17. Berlucchi M, Staurenghi G, Rossi Brunori P, Tomenzoli D, Nicolai P. Transnasal endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy for the treatment of lacrimal pathway stenoses in pediatric patients. Int J Ped Otorhinolaryngol. 2003; 67: 1069-1074. doi: 10.1016/S0165-5876(03)00188-5
18. Peretti G, Piazza C, Berlucchi M, Cappiello J, Giudice M, Nicolai P. Pre- and intraoperative assessment of mid-cord erythroleukoplakias: a prospective study on 52 patients. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2003; 260: 525-528. doi: 10.1007/s00405-003-0584-0
19. Berlucchi M, Giudice M, Bondioni MP. Radiologic quiz Case: Gianturco coil. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003; 129; 1347-1348.
20. Tomenzoli D, Castelnuovo P, Pagella F, et al. Different endoscopic surgical strategies in the management of inverted papilloma of sinonasal tract: experience with 47 patients. Laryngoscope. 114;193-200,2004. doi: 10.1097/00005537-200402000-00003
21. Berlucchi M, Salsi D, Farina D, Nicolai P. Endoscopic surgery for fibrous dysplasia of the sinonasal tract in pediatric patients. Int J Ped Otorhinolaryngol. 69;43-48,2005. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2004.07.017
22. Nicolai P, Lombardi D, Berlucchi M, Farina D, Zanetti D. Drainage of retro-parapharyngeal abscess: an additional indication for endoscopic sinus surgery. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2005; 262: 722-730. doi: 10.1007/s00405-004-0890-1
23. Berlucchi M, Salsi D, Valetti L, Nicolai P. The use of nasal steroids adenoidal hypertrophy. Pediatria & Neonatologia. 2005; 163-170.
24. Puxeddu R, Berlucchi M, Ledda GP, Parodo G, Farina D, Nicolai P. Lobular capillary hemangioma of the nasal cavity:a retrospective study on 40 patients. Am J Rhinol. 2006; 20: 480-484. doi: 10.2500/ajr.2006.20.2878
25. Berlucchi M, Galtelli C, Nassif N, Bondioni MP, Nicolai P. Cervical Necrotizing fasciitis with mediastinitis: a rare occurrence in the pediatric age. Am J Otolaryngol. 2007; 28: 18-21. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2006.06.003
26. Berlucchi M, Salsi D, Valetti L, Parrinello G, Nicolai P. The role of mometasone furoate aqueous nasal spray in the treatment of adenoid hypertrophy in the pediatric age: preliminary results of a prospective randomized study. Pediatrics. 2007; 119; e1392-e1397.
27. Bondioni MP, Duse M, Plebani A, et al. Pulmonary and sinusal changes in 45 patients with primary immunodeficiencies: computed tomography evaluation. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2007; 31: 620-628.
28. Bondioni MP, Duse M, Grazioli L, Gatta D, Berlucchi M. Endobronchial carcinoid tumors in pediatric age: an extremely rare case of chronic cough. Ital J Pediat. 2007; 33:176-178.
29. Pinzoni F, Boniotti C, Molinaro SM, Baraldi A, Berlucchi M. Inhaled foreign bodies in pediatric patients: review of personal experience. Int J Ped Otorhinolaryngol. 2007; 71:1897-1903. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2007.09.002
30. Berlucchi M, Rossini M, Bondioni MP, Nicolai P. Isolated acute sphenoiditis with visual loss: a rare disorder in pediatric patients. Int J Ped Otorhinolaryngol. Extra. 2008; 3:132-135. doi: 10.1016/j.pedex.2008.01.005
31. Berlucchi M, Valetti L, Parrinello G, Nicolai P. Long-term follow-up of children undergoing topical intranasal steroid therapy for adenoidal hypertrophy. Int J Ped Otorhinolaryngol. 2008; 72: 1171-1175. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2008.04.001
32. Berlucchi M, Soresina A, Redaelli De Zinis LO, et al. Sensorineural hearing loss in primary antibody deficiency disorders. J Pediatr. 2008; 153:293-296. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2008.03.008.
33. Berlucchi M, Castelnuovo P, Vincenti A, Morra B, Pasquini E. Endoscopic outcomes of resorbable nasal packing after functional endoscopic sinus surgery: a multicenter prospective randomized controlled study. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2009; 266: 839-845. doi: 10.1007/s00405-008-0841-3
34. Berlucchi M., Tomenzoli D. The intranasal steroid therapy in inflammatory disease nose sinus in children. Minerva Pediatr. 2009; 61: 323-331.
35. Berlucchi M, Pedruzzi B, Padoan R, Nassif N, Stefini S. Endoscopic treatment for tracheocele in pediatric patients. Am J Otolaryngol. 2010; 31: 272-275. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2009.02.011.
36. Berlucchi M., Sessa M. Can adenoidal hypertrophy be treated with intranasal steroids?. Rev Recent Clin Trials. 2010; 5:123-127. doi: 10.2174/157488710791233590#sthash.F8twmiLZ.dpuf
37. Berlucchi M, Maroldi R, Aga A, Grazzani L, Padoan R. Ethmoid mucocele: a new feature of primary ciliary dyskinesia. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2010; 45: 197-201.doi: 10.1002/ppul.21146.
38. Nicolai P, Bolzoni Villaret A, Farina D, et al. Endoscopic surgery for juvenile angiofibroma: a critical review of indications after 46 cases. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2010; 24: e67-e72. doi: 10.2500/ajra.2010.24.3443.
39. Berlucchi M, Pedruzzi B. Intranasal mometasone furoate for treatment of allergic rhinitis. Clin Med Insig Ther. 2010; 2: 1-9.
40. Berlucchi M, Pedruzzi B, Farina D. Radiologic quiz Case: lobular capillary emangioma (LCH). Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010; 136: 1141, 1143. doi: 10.1001/archoto.2010.190-a.
41. Cazzavillan A, Castelnuovo P, Berlucchi M, et al. Management of chronic rhinosinusitis. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2012; 23 (suppl. 22): 32-44.
42. Berlucchi M, de Santi MM, Bertoni E, Spinelli E, Timpano S, Padoan R. Ciliary aplasia associated with hydrocephalus: an extremely rare occurrence. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2012; 269: 2295-2299. doi: 10.1007/s00405-012-2107-3.
43. Berlucchi M, Pedruzzi B. Allergic fungal sinusitis in children. J Aller Ther. 2012; S5: 004. doi: 10.4172/2155-6121
44. Nassif N, Cottelli M, Farina D, Berlucchi M. Intrapharyngeal schwannoma in a pediatric patient. Ear Nose Throat J. 2013; 92: E6-E8.
45. Padoan R, Timpano S, Zaniboni D, et al. Primary ciliary dyskinesia: experience in a diagnostic clinic. Pneumologia Pediatrica Pneumologia Pediatrica. 2013; 13; 52-56.
46. Berlucchi M., Pelucchi F., Timpano S., Zorzi A., Padoan R. A conservative treatment for plastic bronchitis in pediatric age. Am J Otolaryngol. 2014; 35; 204-206. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2013.11.003
47. Nassif N, Redaelli De Zinis LO, Berlucchi M, Zanetti D. Endoscopic ventilation tube placement in the pediatric age. Clin Otolaryngol. 2014; 39: 50-53. doi: 10.1111/coa.12221.
48. Berlucchi M, Barbieri D, Garofolo S, Stefini S, Peretti G. Case report: pharyngolaryngeal stenosis in a child due to caustic ingestion treated with transoral CO2 laser microsurgery. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2014; 123; 847-51. doi: 10.1177/0003489414538938
49. Nassif D, Berlucchi M, Redaelli de Zinis LO. Tympanic membrane perforation in children: Endoscopic type I tympanoplasty, a newly technique, is it worthwhile?. Int J Ped Otorhinolaryngol Int J Ped Otorhinolaryngol. 2015; 79; 1860-1864. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2015.08.025
50. Berlucchi M, Nicolai P. Intraorbital abscess: a rare and life-threatening complication of rhinosinusitis. J Pediatr. 2015; 167; 1452-1452. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.08.051
51. Berlucchi M, Nassif N, Redaelli de Zinis LO. Pharyngeal involvement of antrochoanal polyp. Arch Dis Child. 2015.doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2015-309708