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Propranolol treatment of infantile hemangioma: clinical and radiologic evaluations.
BACKGROUND There is no way to predict the size that proliferative infantile hemangiomas (IHs) can reach and to expect the occurrence of complications. Moreover, there are no well-knownExpand
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Eosinophilic Granuloma of the Temporal Bone in Children
AbstractEosinophilic granuloma (EG) is a bony destructive disease that frequently occurs in children; it is a subtype of Langerhans cell histiocytosis. The aims of this study were to detect theExpand
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Association of tumor necrosis factor-alpha gene polymorphisms with juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus nephritis in a cohort of egyptian patients.
INTRODUCTION The production of tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha has been deeply deregulated in systemic lupus erythematosus. We evaluated the association of -863C>A and -1031T>C polymorphisms of theExpand
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Bone Mineral Status in Children With Cholestatic Liver Diseases
Cholestasis can be defined as the accumulation of substances normally excreted in bile (e.g. bilirubin, bile acids, and cholesterol). The process occurs as a result of impaired bile formation by theExpand
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Nosocomial Infection in an Egyptian Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
We examined the etiology of nosocomial infection in a neonatal intensive care unit and determined antibiotic susceptibility of the isolated organisms to detect changes in infection patterns. TheExpand
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Urinary monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 as a biomarker of lupus nephritis activity in children.
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a life-long, life-limiting and multi-systemic autoimmune disease. Glomerulonephritis is one of the most serious manifestations of SLE. Younger children have anExpand
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Otolaryngologic manifestations of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis
Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is characterized by formation of large cervical osteophytes that may compress the posterior wall of the aerodigestive tract. It is a rare cause ofExpand
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Quantitative Assessment of Tension Reduction at the Midline Closure During Abdominal Component Separation.
BACKGROUND Abdominal component separation is used commonly for closure of midline abdominal wounds. The value of each step in reducing tension has not been studied. Our aim was to test whetherExpand
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Apelin, Nitric Oxide and Vascular Affection in Adolescent Type 1 Diabetic Patients
AIM: To evaluate the relationship of apelin and nitric oxide (NO) to endothelial dysfunction in type 1 diabetics. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Sixty two type 1 diabetics and 30 healthy age and sex matchedExpand
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Impact of Splenectomy and Chelating Agents on Serum Cystatin C Levels in Egyptian Children With Beta-Thalassemia
The outlook for patients with thalassemia has improved in recent decades with the use of modern transfusion practice and iron chelation, but patients continue to be at high risk for iron overload andExpand
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