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Lisaniler, Fatma - - 2011
Harman, Ece - - 2011
Resistance to thyroid hormone (RTH) is an inherited syndrome characterized by reduced responsiveness of target tissues to thyroid hormone. It is usually first suspected due to findings of high serum free thyroxine (T4) and free triiodothyronine (T3) concentrations and normal or slightly high serum thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) concentrations. Herein, we ...
Gonulalan, Gulsum - - 2011
Graves' disease usually affects both lobes of the gland, thus, unilateral Graves' hyperthyroidism has been reported very rarely. Here, we report a case of Graves' disease presenting with unilateral involvement of the thyroid gland. Thyroid function tests revealed thyrotoxicosis and scintigraphy with technetium-99m showed increased diffuse unilateral radioisotope uptake in ...
Ipekci, Suleyman - - 2011
Subacute thyroiditis generally presents with pain in the thyroid region, fever, thyrotoxicosis and elevated markers of acute inflammation. On the other hand, Hashimoto's thyroiditis is most frequently diagnosed in the hypothyroid phase with positive antithyroid autoantibodies. Here, we describe the case of a patient who presented with clinical features of ...
Oyekcin, Demet - - 2011
Objectives: Epidemiologic data suggests an association between obesity and depression. However, a limited number of studies have investigated the prevalence of psychiatric symptoms among obese patients without a psychiatric diagnosis. The objective of this study was to determine psychiatric diagnosis in patients with obesity who applied to the endocrinology department ...
Yener, Serkan - - 2011
Objectives: The relation between non-functioning adrenal adenoma and unfavorable metabolic status has been a debate so far. We aimed to demonstrate the prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in subjects with silent adrenal adenomas.
Mahmoud, Moushira - - 2011
Background: Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D) is a polygenic autoimmune disease. Vitamin D is a potent modulator of the immune system and has been implicated in T1D pathogenesis and prevention. Vitamin D-binding protein (VDBP) is the main systemic transporter of vitamin D and is essential for its cellular endocytosis. Two ...
Erdogan, Mehmet - - 2011
Background: Diabetic foot ulcers and lower extremity amputations are leading causes of mortality and morbidity in diabetic patients. Diabetic neuropathy and peripheral vascular diseases are major reasons for the development of diabetic foot ulcer. Most of the studies showed that hyperhomocysteinemia is related with microvascular and macrovascular complications in diabetic ...
Ilkova, Hasan - - 2011
Background: The level of glycemic control is considered to be too low among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) in Turkey. Despite availability of several anti-diabetic treatment alternatives, substantial amount of diabetic patients are at increased risk of diabetes-related macrovascular as well as microvascular complications.
Oztekin, Osman - - 2011
Introduction: Group B streptococci cause sepsis and other infections in newborns very early in life (early-onset sepsis) and also later (late-onset sepsis) in the newborn period.
Celik, Yalcin - - 2011
Introduction: Nonketotic hyperglycinemia is an autosomal recessive disorder of glycine metabolism caused by a defect in the the glycine cleavage system.
Paksu, Muhammet - - 2011
Severe symptomatic hypertension which is also called hypertensive crisis is an acute elevation in blood pressure to a level that has the potential to cause end-organ damage. Although not common in childhood, it is a life-threatening medical emergency. Hypertensive crises are classically distinguished into hypertensive urgency and hypertensive emergency depending ...
Azik, Fatih - - 2011
The prevalence of fatal hemolytic transfusion reactions (HTRs) is approximately 1:200000 per unit. Acute HTRs occur during or within 24 h after administration of a blood product. Transfusion of incompatible red blood cells (RBCs), and, more rarely, of a large volume of incompatible plasma usually are the causative agents. Delayed ...
Eren, Erdal - - 2011
Introduction: Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder resulting in increased bone fragility due to defective collagen synthesis. Biphosfonates have been used in children with OI. Herein, we aimed to present clinical and laboratory features of the patients with OI and to evaluate response to biphosphonate therapy.
Inceboz, Tonay - - 2011
Introduction: The purpose of this study was to investigate the cases with a tick bite in Moris Sinasi Children's Hospital between January 2007 and December 2010. We aimed to retrospectively determine the types of the tick, distribution of the cases according to months and years and personal characteristics of the ...
Berk, Erhan - - 2011
Introduction: The febrile convulsion (FC) occurs in neurologically normal children aged between six months and five years and it is defined as convulsions occurred during fever and in the absence of central nervous system (CNS) infection, electrolyte imbalance, diseases affecting directly CNS, and history of afebrile convulsion. The aims of ...
Savaser, Sevim - - 2011
Introduction: The aim of this study was to determine the sociodemographic characteristics of children with constipation, the causes of constipations in these children and the common practices of the parents to solve the problem of constipation.
Garone, Daniela - - 2011
Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV care in Khayelitsha, and in South Africa as a whole, has overcome numerous obstacles in the past three decades. This article highlights what has been achieved in Khayelitsha, describes the key clinical programme and policy changes that have supported universal coverage for HIV and TB care ...
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