Ayla Buyukkaya

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the characteristics of paratracheal air cysts (PACs) and their relationship with upper lobe pulmonary fibrosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS The routine thoracic computed tomography scans of 3549 patients carried out between January 2014 and April 2015 were retrospectively evaluated. The presence, location,(More)
CONTEXT Pituitary stalk interruption syndrome (PSIS) is a rare, congenital anomaly of the pituitary gland characterized by pituitary gland insufficiency, thin or discontinuous pituitary stalk, anterior pituitary hypoplasia, and ectopic positioning of the posterior pituitary gland (neurohypophysis). The clinical presentation of patients with PSIS varies from(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of fatty infiltration of the liver (FIL) on the Doppler waveform pattern in the hepatic veins of obese children. METHODS In this prospective study, 59 patients with diffuse FIL and 45 normal healthy children who served as control group underwent hepatic vein B-mod and duplex Doppler sonography.(More)
The aims of the study are to detect whether there are any possible effects of chronic carbon monoxide (CO) exposure on the argyrophilic nucleolar-organizing region (AgNOR)-associated protein synthesis and evaluate any possible relationship between the amount of AgNOR protein and the level of myocardial injury also and between AgNOR and histopathological(More)
Penile fracture is the rupture of tunica albuginea, typically resulting from blunt trauma, intercourse, or penile manipulation. Diagnosis is made clinically. Ultrasound is not used frequently in diagnosis of penile fracture but it provides a fast, non-invasive alternative to more often used MRI and cavernography. We aimed to present diagnostic ultrasound(More)
A 22-year-old female patient was brought to the emergency department after a fall. No abnormal findings were found on her physical examination. Her cranial computed tomography scan was evaluated to be normal. An apparent hypodense line was detected on the anterior side of the first cervical vertebra (C1) (Figure). The lesion was suspected to be a fracture(More)
OBJECTIVE In this study, we aimed to investigate the effect of variations in renal pelvic angle on urinary calculi development. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 2456 unenhanced abdominal CT scans were retrospectively evaluated and 262 kidneys of 131 patients were compared. Patients included in this study were identified and qualified as follows: Having(More)
Intracranial lipoma is an uncommon entity. A rare type of tumor in the internal auditory canal (IAC) and the cerebellopontine angle (CPA) is lipoma. There are a few case reports in the literature related to intravestibular lipoma. Herein, we report a case of lipomas within the cerebellopontine angle and vestibule of the inner ear in a patient with tinnitus(More)