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Candida arthritis is quite rare and might be caused either by direct intra-articular inoculation of Candida or secondary to hematogeneous seeding of Candida in immunocompromised hosts. Until now less than 50 cases of Candida arthritis have been reported in the literature. We report a case of Candida arthritis, which occurred in a patient with chronic(More)
Although surgical intervention is occasionally required for rectal prolapse (RP), there is both vagueness as to the indications for surgery and confusion as to the technique that should be used for children who need surgical treatment. Using Ekehorn's transanal suture rectosacropexy technique, 56 children with RP were treated surgically between 1987 and(More)
We aimed to evaluate the prevalences of self-reported anxiety and depression symptoms in hematological malignancy patients and to determine the association between the presence of these disorders and the results of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire-30 (EORTC QLQ-C30). One hundred and forty patients(More)
Activated protein C (APC) resistance has been found to be an important cause of venous thrombosis. The prevalence of F V Leiden (FVL) in general population is variable according to the region and the ethnic group. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of APC resistance and FVL in healthy population in Edirne as a representative sample of(More)
We evaluated the effects of pentoxifylline and indomethacin and heparin in a rabbit model of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) induced by infusion of 100 μg/kg/hour of Escherichia coli endotoxin lipoplysaccharide (LPS) for 6 hour. Heparin, indomethacin, pentoxifylline or saline were administered simultaneously with LPS. In addition, a control(More)
Thrombosis in the venous or arterial system is quite common in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). We describe a young female patient whose first presentation was in the form of deep venous thrombosis of the right lower extremity. Her family history for thrombosis was positive and further studies revealed her to have SLE. Genetic studies showed that she had(More)
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