Aikaterini Sarra

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BACKGROUND Orofacial granulomatosis (OFG) is a controversial entity mainly characterised by recurrent or permanent soft tissue swelling of sudden onset in the orofacial area with a histologic appearance of granulomatous inflammation. Differential diagnosis includes local diseases and systemic conditions, such as Crohn's disease (CD). A case of OFG in a(More)
OBJECTIVE To study bone density in healthy Greek girls going through puberty and determine the influence of developmental and hormonal factors. DESIGN Sixty healthy female adolescents (average age of 13.88±2.53 years) were included. Bone mineral density (BMD) was measured at the hip by DXA (dual energy X-ray absorptiometry). Pubertal stage was determined(More)
Massive adrenal hemorrhage of the newborn is a rare phenomenon. The pathogenesis is still unclear; massive hemorrhage has been observed in newborns after difficult and prolonged deliveries or placental bleeding, and in small prematures with intrapartum anoxia. The authors report a newborn operated on the fifth day of life after its general condition had(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess possible associations between potential risk factors for fractures and their occurrence in otherwise healthy Greek male adolescents. SUBJECTS A total of 63 male adolescents participated in the study, 21 males with a history of at least one fracture and 42 healthy male controls. METHODS Each participant was(More)
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