Esin Yildiz Aldemir

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Carbon monoxide (CO) intoxication has serious adverse effects to the mother and fetus and a result of intrauterine hypoxia, it leads to fetal death or severe neurological sequelae. In this article, a preterm infant who was acutely exposed to CO at the 33rd weeks of gestation before delivery was presented. The baby was delivered by emergent cesarean section(More)
OBJECTIVE We report an outbreak of Achromobacter xylosoxidans at a neonatal intensive care unit. We aimed to present clinical, laboratory and treatment data of the patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS All consecutive episodes of bacteremia due to A. xylosoxidans at our neonatal intensive care unit, beginning with the index case detected at November 2009 until(More)
Familial Mediterranean Fever is an autosomal recessive disease. Major symptoms of disease are recurrent fever accompanied by serositis attacks. The disease is usually diagnosed before 20 years of age. Symptoms related to FMF are noted when children become more verbal, usually after 2 years of age. In this case report, the youngest patient with the diagnosis(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to compare perinatal, neonatal characteristics and neurodevelopmental prognosis of preterm infants born after in vitro fertilization (IVF) and spontaneous multiple pregnancy, and to evaluate the factors affecting neurodevelopmental outcome at 24-36 months. METHODS A total of 125 preterm infants, 65 from spontaneous and(More)
Very low birth weight preterm infants are under significant risk of neurologic, developmental, and somatic problems. In this study, 90 infants born with a birth weight <1500 g and/or with a gestational age <32 weeks were evaluated after the first year of elementary school to assess neurodevelopment. The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised(More)
Objectives A 2-year old boy had been treated as incomplete KD by 2 gr/kg/day of IVIG and 80 mg/kg/day of aspirin at a general pediatrics clinic. From his previous data it was learned that, fever was present for 24 days and it was peaking two to three times a day. He had had a faint rash, arthralgia and lymphadenopathy during follow-up period. But he had’t(More)
Case Report A 14 year-old girl was admitted to the hospital with the complaints of fever, fatique and weight loss of 12 kg in 2 months duration. She had been prescribed different antibitiocis for fever. Her laboratory work-up was as follows; Hb. 7.4 gr/dl, Hct 23%, wbc 6000/mm3, Plt 231000/mm3, ESR: 112 mm/hr, C-reactive protein: 52 mg/l, differential count(More)
Introduction Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive disease, mainly affecting Jews, Armenians, Turks, Arabs and other groups living around Mediterranean basin. Major symptoms of disease are recurrent periodic fever accompained by serositis. The disease is usually diagnosed at ages less than 20 years. Onset of the disease atolder age(More)
Introduction FMF is a monogenic autoinflammatory disease with recurring episodes of fever and serositis attacks. FMF is associated with mutations in pyrin. On the other hand mutations in a molecule in the same pathway, cryopyrin, is characterized by inflammatory features involving the inner ear as well. A study has suggested the involvement of cochlea in(More)