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BACKGROUND Familial Mediterranean fever is an autosomal recessive disease largely restricted to certain ethnic groups and presenting with recurrent febrile serositis attacks. Peritonitis, pleuritis, and synovitis are common manifestations; however, the pericardium is rarely affected. CASE REPORT In this case report, we describe a 25-year-old Turkish woman(More)
Pheochromocytoma is a tumor of the chromaffin cells which secretes catecholamines and 90% of it originates from adrenal medulla. The main symptoms and signs are hypertension, tachycardia, sweating and headache. Rarely, acute abdomen may occur as a result of the rupture of tumoral mass or bleeding inside the mass. Here we present a 43 year old male patient(More)
Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common type of malignant transformation in mature cystic teratomas. It mainly effects postmenopausal women but is rarely seen in young patients. Carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA19-9) tumor marker is a high-molecular-weight glycoprotein, frequently elevated in gastrointestinal adenocarcinomas. CA19-9 levels can increase in(More)
AIM The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of rosiglitazone treatment on insulin resistance (IR) and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) levels in non-diabetic chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients with IR. PATIENTS AND METHODS Thirty non-diabetic CKD patients with IR were enrolled in the study. Patients were grouped into two: group 1 (n(More)
Signet cell carcinoma, which is a subtype of adenocarcinoma, usually originates from the stomach. However, it can also originate from the colon, rectum, gallbladder, pancreas, urinary bladder, and breast. We represent a 19-year-old boy diagnosed with signet cell tumour while he was being evaluated for an initial diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease.
AIM We aimed to investigate whether Olmesartan had an effect on cystatin C levels in hypertensive patients, and evaluate its correlation with blood pressure (BP). MATERIALS AND METHODS Seventy-two patients essential hypertension patients with a known for, at most, the last 3 years were enrolled to the study. Patients were divided in three groups (group 1;(More)
  • Eozinofilik Gastroenterit, Romatoid Artrit Birlikteliği, +6 authors Abdurrahman Yurtaslan
  • 2012
1Department of Oncology, Dr. Abdurrahman Yurtaslan Oncology Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey; 2Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Faculty of Harran University, Şanlıurfa, Turkey; 3Department of Oncology, Medical Faculty of Bilim University, İstanbul, Turkey; 4Department of Hematology, İstanbul University Medical Faculty of Cerrahpaşa,(More)
Familial Mediterranean fever is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by paroxysmal episodes of fever and serosal inflammation. The classical presentation is fever and severe recurrent abdominal pain due to serositis that lasts for one to three days and the resolves spontaneously. Between the episodes patients are asymptomatic. Ninety-five percent(More)
Hodgkin’s disease (HD) involving the skin is very unusual and most often it is secondary to retrograde lymphatic spread from involved lymph nodes. Skin involvement in the absence of systemic evidence of HD is extremely rare [1]. When it occurs, retrograde lymphatic spread, direct extension from the underlying lymph nodes, and hematogenous dissemination is(More)