Evagelia Lagona

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BACKGROUND Non-polio human enteroviruses are the leading cause of aseptic meningitis in children. The role of enterovirus PCR for diagnosis and management of aseptic meningitis has not been fully explored. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS A retrospective study was conducted to determine the epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory characteristics of(More)
Henoch-Schönlein purpura glomerulonephritis (HSP-GN) is a common form of systemic small vessel vasculitis in children. Although prognosis is usually favourable, the disease is occasionally associated with a risk of renal insufficiency. Various immunosuppressive agents have been used in patients with severe HSP-GN, but none have shown convincing favourable(More)
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