Aysel Aydoğan Öztürk

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Neurocardiogenic syncope is the most frequent cause of fainting in childhood and adolescence. Although head-up tilt table testing (HUTT) was previously considered as the reference standard in the diagnosis of syncope, in children with a typical history of reflex syncope, normal physical examination, and electrocardiogram (ECG) are sufficient to cease(More)
Bell's palsy is the most common cause of acquired unilateral facial nerve palsy in childhood. Although the diagnosis depends on the exclusion of less common causes such as infectious, traumatic, malignancy associated and hypertension associated etiologies, pediatricians tend to diagnose idiopatic Bell's palsy whenever a child admits with acquired facial(More)
We report an association of proximal renal tubular dysfunction in a 50-day-old girl with glucose-galactose malabsorption who was found to have nephrocalcinosis, but no sign of nephrolithiasis. A novel homozygous nonsense mutation at 267Arg →stop (CGA→TGA) in the Na+-dependent glucose transporter (SGLT1) was found in loop 5 connecting transmembrane segments(More)
Toxocariasis is an infection caused by the ingestion of larvae of the dog Toxocara canis or the cat Toxocara cati. A 2.5 year old boy was admitted to our clinics with fever, abdominal pain and loss of appetite. His medical history included geophagia (pica) and amebiasis infection. On admission, the physical examination revealed hepatomegaly and pallor.(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of initial insulin dosage on glycemic control in the first 48 hours of subcutaneous regular insulin therapy after resolution of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). METHODS Records of patients with DKA hospitalized in the past 3 years [n=76, median age=10.0 (6.0-12.0) years, Male/Female: 44/32] were reviewed. The patients were(More)
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