Adnan Yüksel

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The effects of carbamazepine (CBZ) and sodium valproate (SV) monotherapy on visual evoked potentials (VEP) were studied in 18 epileptic children receiving CBZ and nine epileptic children receiving SV. Pattern reversal VEP were determined before the administration of antiepileptic drugs (AED) and 1 year later during which time the patients had received AED.(More)
PURPOSE Oxidative stress seems to be an important factor in the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The role of DNA repair mechanisms has also received attention recently in AMD pathogenesis. This case-control study was conducted to determine the frequency of polymorphisms in two DNA repair enzyme genes, xeroderma pigmentosum(More)
Leigh syndrome is an inherited, progressive neurodegenerative disorder of infancy and childhood. Mutations in the nuclear SURF-1 gene are specifically associated with cytochrome C oxidase-deficient Leigh syndrome. This report describes two patients with similar facial features. One of them was a 2(1/2)-year-old male, and the other was a 3-year-old male with(More)
Sandhoff disease is a severe form of GM2 gangliosidosis that is caused by the deficiency of both hexosaminidase A and B. Startle reaction, hypotonia, psychomotor retardation, and blindness are the main clinical features. Presented are computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging findings of four patients with Sandhoff disease diagnosed by enzymatic(More)
Three brothers, born to parents who were first cousins, were referred for progressive diffuse dystonia. Initial physical examinations revealed minor dysmorphic features, e.g., bifrontal narrowing, downslanting palpebral fissures, low-set ears, upturned nostrils, and microretrognathia, as well as neurodevelopmental delay. Absence of eye contact and head(More)
Infantile-onset megalencephalic leucoencephalopathy (IML) is a recently recognized autosomal recessive white matter disorder. Unlike other megalencephalic leucoencephalopathies, in patients with IML a mild clinical course, a slowly progressive delay in motor development and mild mental deterioration are typical. We report on two affected siblings who have(More)
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