Erkin Serdaroglu

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the correlative value of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in children with periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) for neurodevelopmental outcome. MRI examinations of 89 children (46 males, 43 females) with PVL (median age 4y, range 1 to 14y) were reevaluated. PVL was graded as follows: grade I, unilateral or bilateral areas(More)
Nucleoporins are essential components of the nuclear pore complex (NPC). Only a few diseases have been attributed to NPC dysfunction. Steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome (SRNS), a frequent cause of chronic kidney disease, is caused by dysfunction of glomerular podocytes. Here we identify in eight families with SRNS mutations in NUP93, its interaction(More)
INTRODUCTION Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive disease characterized by self-limited recurrent attacks of fever and serositis. Patients may develop renal amyloidosis. Colchicine prevents attacks and renal amyloidosis. Five to 10 % of the patients with FMF are resistant or intolerant to colchicine. CASE DESCRIPTION Herein, we(More)
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