Italy coach John Kirwan has drafted Benetton Treviso forward Silvio Orlando into his squad in preparation for the RBS 6 Nations clash against Scotland at Murrayfield on February 26.
Orlando deputises for experienced flanker Mauro Bergamasco, who misses out after suffering a fractured cheekbone in the 38-8 defeat at home to Wales on Saturday.
Full-back Roland De Marigny was another injury victim against Wales as he limped off the Stadio Flaminio pitch with knocks to his ankle and knee.
However, the Parma player is included in Kirwan's 25-man squad, along with Montpellier centre Cristian Stoica, who returns after being left out of the first two matches of the
The only real headache for Kirwan is whether Sergio Parisse will be available for the game at Murrayfield.
Italy's number eight will have to go before the Disciplinary Commission on Wednesday following his tackle on Wales player Stephen Jones during the match on Saturday.
The Treviso star has been provisionally included in the squad for the Scotland encounter.
Italy squad for RBS 6 Nations match with Scotland at Murrayfield on February 26:
M Barbini (Padova), Mirco Bergamasco (Stade Francais), M Bortolami (Narbonne), Martin Leandro Castrogiovanni (Calvisano), D Dal Maso (Treviso), R De Marigny (Parma), C Del Fava (Parma), S Dellape (Agen), P Griffen (Calvisano), G Intoppa (Calvisano), A Lo Cicero (L'Aquila), A Masi (Viadana), L Nitoglia (Calvisano), F Ongaro (Treviso), S Orlando (Treviso), L Orquera (Padova), S Parisse (Treviso), R Pedrazzi (Viadana), A Persico (Agen), S Perugini (Calvisano), W Pozzebon (Treviso), P Robertson (Viadana), M Savi (Viadana), C Stoica (Montpellier), A Troncon (Treviso).
Conor O'Shea will lead his side to matches against Fiji and Australia
30 March 2017, 2:36pm
After a disappointing RBS 6 Nations campaign for the Azzurri - losing all five of their Championship matches and picking up their 12th Wooden Spoon - they will be licking their wounds ahead of their summer tour Down Under.
The 2017 RBS 6 Nations was watched by record numbers of fans
29 March 2017, 12:25pm
After an enthralling RBS 6 Nations Championship of twists, turns, and no small amount of drama on the last day, figures show the RBS 6 Nations is going from strength to strength, year on year, with no sign of slowing down.