Guclu Pinarli

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Nitric oxide is formed in skeletal muscle by the neuronal type nitric oxide synthase and the signalling function of dystrophin and related compounds are in part mediated by nitric oxide. Duchenne muscular dystrophy, mdx mice and patients with Becker dystrophy demonstrated neuronal type nitric oxide synthase deficiency in muscle biopsy specimens. We have(More)
Among our 23 families (32 cases) with autosomal recessive hereditary spastic paraplegia (AR-HSP) all presenting in childhood, 9 families had the "pure" form. Occasional patients with this form had upper extremity hyperreflexia, pes cavus and sphincter disturbances, even at the early stages. Fourteen families were classified as the "complicated" types which(More)
Sertoli-Leydig cell tumors are rare sex cord-stromal neoplasms that account for <0.2% of ovarian tumors. These tumors with a retiform pattern pose difficult diagnostic problems, with the majority of being misinterpreted as serous papillary cystadenocarcinoma and endodermal sinus tumor. We report an 8-year-old female patient presented to our institution with(More)
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