Eman K. Buhamrah

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BACKGROUND/AIMS Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) was previously thought a rare disease among children in Kuwait since most diarrhea cases were attributed to infections. In the past few years we observed an increase in the number of patients presenting with IBD. In this study we aimed to determine the epidemiology of IBD among children in the State of(More)
BACKGROUND Celiac disease (CD) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the small intestine triggered by gluten ingestion. The objective of this study is to describe our experience with CD children in Kuwait. METHODS The records of children with CD seen in the pediatric gastroenterology unit between February 1998 and December 2010 were retrospectively(More)
BACKGROUND Mutations in alpha6 or beta4 integrins (ITGA6, ITGB4) are known to cause junctional epidermolysis bullosa with pyloric atresia (JEB-PA), often lethal in infancy through skin desquamation. There is 1 report of pyloric atresia associated with a desquamatory enteropathy but without skin disease, of unknown molecular basis. PATIENTS AND METHODS We(More)
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