Havva Evrengül

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Purpose Acute pyelonephritis is associated with considerable morbidity and potential for renal scarring. Pentraxin3 (PTX3) is a recently discovered mediator of inflammation. The objective of this study was to investigate the changes in serum and urine PTX3 levels in children who had a history of pyelonephritis and were diagnosed with renal parenchy...
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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common malignancy of childhood. Central nervous system is the most frequent place of both at the onset and relapse of the disease, but orbital involvement is rarely seen. A seven-year-old girl diagnosed with high risk ALL and Turkish ALL-Berlin Frankfurt Münster (BFM)-2000 high risk group treatment was...
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Autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) is a disease that is seen in 1/10.000 people and characterized by forming antibodies against red blood cells and degradation of these red blood cells in reticuloendothelial system. Even autoimmune diseases can accompany, it is seen usually idiopathic. Paleness due to anemia, jaundice, tachycardia, darkening in uri...
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Objectives: This study aims to investigate if cardiac involvement may occur in children with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) without cardiovascular symptoms by using heart rate recovery (HRR) and systolic blood pressure recovery (SBPR) parameters. Patients and methods: A total of 50 FMF patients (26 males, 24 females; mean age 151±33.4 month;...
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P368 Introduction: Idiopathic musculoskeletal pain (IMP) is related to a negative impact in the quality of life of children and adolescents sleep problems and psychosocial factors seem to be involved in its pathogenesis, which is not fully known. Restless legs syndrome (RLS), periodic limb movements (PML) and sleep problems were observed in adults...
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IntroductionStudies relating to first-line, early, and long-term eculizumab treatment and outcomes in children with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) are scarce and unclear. The aim of this case-series study was to evaluate the outcomes of first-line, early, and long-term eculizumab treatment in our aHUS patients. Materials and Methods We r...
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Neonatal Bartter syndrome (NBS) is a rare autosomal recessive renal tubular disorder. This disease is characterized by hypokalemia, hypochloremia, and metabolic alkalosis that is often associated with failure to thrive and recurrent episodes of dehydration. The combination of BS and cholelithiasis in an infant is very rare. Herein, we report a prem...
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Objectives: An optimal vitamin D status is important for the growth and development of bones in children and adolescents. We aimed to determine the frequencies of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) deficiency and insufficiency in children and adolescents. Patients: A total of 556 children aged 0 to 18 years were included in the study. Serum 25(OH)D, cal...
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Pentraxin-3 (PTX-3) is a long pentraxin that is structurally related to the short pentraxins as C-reactive protein (CRP). It is known to play an important role in innate immunity and inflammatory regulation. CRP and serum amyloid A (SAA) are sensitive and reliable markers of inflammation in FMF attack as well as chronic and subclinical inflammation...
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential of serum pentraxin 3 (PTX3) values as an early predictor of subsequent renal involvement in patients with Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) with no abnormalities on urinary examination and in renal function tests at disease onset. This was a prospective cohort study which included 60 pediatric patien...
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Costello syndrome is a rare congenital disorder affecting multiple organ systems which is inherited in a autosomal dominant manner. It is a Ras/mitogen activated protein kinase (MAPK) pathway syndrome resulting from HRAS mutations. HRAS mutations are responsible for cell pro liferation, motility, apopitosis and cell aging in eukaryotes.The phenotyp...
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Coronary artery fistulas are direct connections, devoid of a capillary system, between any coronary arteries and 4 chambers of the heart, superior vena cava, pulmonary artery, or pulmonary veins. Although definitive consensus has not been reached regarding treatment approaches, it has usually been reported that symptom-free small fistulas have a be...

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