Maysa Alawneh

Maysa Alawneh
An-Najah National University · Department of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine

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Background Recessive forms of megalencephalic leukoencephalopathy with subcortical cysts (MLC, OMIM 604004) is a rare early-onset leukodystrophy that presents with macrocephaly, seizures, slowly progressive gross motor deterioration, and MRI evidence of diffuse symmetric white matter swelling and subcortical cysts in the anterior temporal and front...
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Background. Seasonal influenza is a common highly infectious disease that can affect the upper and lower airway in children and adults mainly in wintertime which is caused by many different influenza viruses and, in some cases, may cause serious complications such as pneumonia. We conducted this study to assess the knowledge and attitudes among pat...
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Parental acceptance of routine childhood immunization is critical to protecting children's health, as high vaccination-coverage rates lead to decreased rates of vaccine-preventable diseases. However, to communicate effectively with parents about vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases, it is necessary to assess their vaccine-related attitudes and...
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Upshaw-Schulman syndrome is a rare inherited form of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura disease caused by deficiency of ADAMTS13 and reversible by fresh frozen plasma infusions. Unlike the more common acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, patient with Upshaw-Schulman syndrome generally presents early life with a repeated episodes of microa...

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