Chrisi Kontaxaki

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Henoch Schonlein purpura is a relatively common and well recognized paediatric condition. We report a case of 2 monozygotic twins that presented with typical Henoch Schonlein symptoms, starting simultaneously. Both children had positive throat cultures for Streptococcus pyogenes and skin biopsies typical for HS disease. Their genotype was determined and(More)
The growth data of 156 children (100 boys, 56 girls) with growth hormone deficiency (GHD), treated with human growth hormone (GH) for 5.7+/-3.7 years, from 1970-1997, were retrospectively analyzed to assess the efficacy of GH treatment and the factors involved. 62.2% of the studied population had idiopathic GHD (IGHD) and 35.2% had organic GHD (OGHD). At(More)
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