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Interaction between anemia and blood levels of iron, zinc, copper, cadmium and lead in children
ObjectiveAnemia is a widespread problem among infants and children in many parts of the world, and it is often associated with some trace elements (iron, zinc, copper) and heavy metals (cadmium andExpand
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Endocrine complications in patients with beta-thalassemia major.
Thirty-seven patients with thalassemina major (TM) were studied to determine the extent and rate of endocrine complications. Mean haemoglobin and ferritin concentrations were 8.8 +/- 0.6 and 3,597Expand
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Serum Vitamin B12 and Folate Concentrations and the Effect of the Mediterranean Diet on Vulnerable Populations
Low vitamin B12 and folate levels in expectant mothers may lead to low stores in babies. The aim of this study was to determine the frequencies of vitamin B12 and folate deficiencies in pregnantExpand
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Impaired Hemorheological Parameters and Increased Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Children with Subclinical Hypothyroidism
Background: Subclinical hypothyroidism (SH) is defined as elevated serum thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) concentration associated with normal serum-free thyroxine levels. Effects of hypothyroidismExpand
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Two Cases of Cushing’s Syndrome Due to Overuse of Topical Steroid in the Diaper Area 1
Abstract:  Topical use of corticosteroids may cause immunosuppression and iatrogenic Cushing’s syndrome via hypothalamic‐pituitary‐adrenal axis. We report two cases with iatrogenic Cushing’s syndromeExpand
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Determination of Total Oxidative Stress and Total Antioxidant Capacity before and after the Treatment of Iron‐Deficiency Anemia
Oxidative stress is an imbalance between the reactive oxygen species and antioxidant system. In this study, total oxidative stress (TOS) and total antioxidant capacity (TAC) were investigated with aExpand
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Severe thrombocytopenia after hepatitis B vaccine in an infant from Turkey.
Recombinant hepatitis B vaccine has been used widely in the world since 1991. The side effects of hepatitis B vaccine are seen rarely. In this paper, we present clinical and laboratory progress of anExpand
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Adipocytokine concentrations in children with different types of beta-thalassemia
Abstract Background. Beta-thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder. It results from the impaired production of β-globin chains, leading to a relative excess of alpha-globin chains. ClinicalExpand
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Yenidoğan Bir Bebekte Tip I Homozigot Protein-C Eksikliği ve Purpura Fulminans: Tanı, tedavi ve izlem
seyreden dissemine intravasküler koagulasyon (DÝK) ve gangrene kadar ilerleyebilen hemorajik deri lezyonlarý ile karakterizedir. Yenidoðan döneminde klinik bulgular ortaya çýktýðýnda altta yatanExpand
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