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Association of Cytotoxic T-Lymphocyte-Associated Protein 4 (CTLA4) Gene Polymorphisms with Autoimmune Thyroid Disease in Children and Adults: Case-Control Study
Autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD), including Graves disease (GD) and Hashimoto disease (HD), is an organ-specific autoimmune disease with a strong genetic component. Although the cytotoxicExpand
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Factors associated with diabetic nephropathy in children, adolescents, and adults with type 1 diabetes.
BACKBROUD/PURPOSE Microalbuminuria and macroalbuminuria are markers of diabetic nephropathy (DN). The purpose of this study was to unravel the risk factors for DN in the young patients with type 1Expand
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Successful treatment of a newborn with congenital hyperinsulinism having a novel heterozygous mutation in the ABCC8 gene using subtotal pancreatectomy
Congenital hyperinsulinism (CHI) is the most common cause of persistent hypoglycemia in newborns and infants. CHI is characterized by unregulated secretion of insulin from pancreatic β: cells. Here,Expand
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Long-Term Outcomes of Pediatric Graves Disease Patients Treated with Anti-Thyroid Drugs: Experience from a Taiwan Medical Center
Graves disease (GD) is the most common cause of thyrotoxicosis in children and adolescents, accounting for 15% of all thyroid diseases during childhood. Anti-thyroid drugs (ATD) are recommended asExpand
Acute kidney injury is a common complication in children and adolescents hospitalized for diabetic ketoacidosis
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is associated with dehydration and which can cause acute kidney injury (AKI). The proportion of AKI in children and adolescents with DKA has not been reported in EastExpand
Long-term outcomes of graves disease in children treated with anti-thyroid drugs.
BACKGROUND Graves disease (GD) is the most common cause of thyrotoxicosis in children and adolescents, accounting for 15% of all thyroid diseases during childhood. Anti-thyroid drugs (ATD) areExpand