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Diurnal variation of height in children
Abstract  Background : Diurnal variation of height is largely ignored in the assessment of growth in children. Diurnal decrease in stature may effect the reliability of height measurement. In thisExpand
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Heights and weights of primary school children of different social background in Ankara, Turkey.
A cross-sectional anthropometric survey was carried out in a low socio-economic and high socio-economic region of Ankara, Turkey, to measure the weights and heights of school children. The studyExpand
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Hajdu-Cheney Syndrome with Growth Hormone Deficiency and Neuropathy
A Hajdu-Cheney syndrome is a very rare congenital dysplastic bone disease including acro-osteolysis, short stature, characteristic facies, osteopenia, abnormalities of spine, skull and long bones. AExpand
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Transient acute hepatotoxicity of high-dose methotrexate therapy during childhood.
Serial liver-enzyme determinations were performed on 36 children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia who were randomized to receive either conventional intrathecal methotrexate (MTX) therapy withExpand
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Multiple dose IVIG treatment in neonatal immune hemolytic jaundice.
Isoimmune hemolytic jaundice due to ABO and Rh blood group incompatibility is an important problem in the neonatal period. Intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) treatment in isoimmune jaundice has beenExpand
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Borderline Gongenital Hypothyroidism in the Neonatal Period
One of the most important etiological factors causing prolonged jaundice in the neonatal period is congenital hypothyroidism. Some infants may have abnormal thyroid function test results rather thanExpand
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Zinc deficiency: a contributing factor of short stature in growth hormone deficient children.
Zinc is an essential trace element which affects growth by promoting DNA and RNA synthesis and cell division. Zinc deficiency causes growth retardation and its frequency is high in developingExpand
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Zinc treatment affects superoxide dismutase activity in growth retardation
Children with growth dysfunction present complex diagnostic challenges. The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of oral zinc treatment on red cell copper/zinc superoxide dismutaseExpand
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