Gunay Tuncar Ertem

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We aimed to describe clinical, laboratory, diagnostic and therapeutic features of spinal tuberculosis (ST), also known as Pott disease. A total of 314 patients with ST from 35 centres in Turkey, Egypt, Albania and Greece were included. Median duration from initial symptoms to the time of diagnosis was 78 days. The most common complications presented before(More)
This study investigated the changes in brainstem auditory evoked potentials (BAEPs) in acute phase of brucellosis. Twenty-two patients with brucellosis without neurologic involvement and seven patients with neurobrucellosis were included. BAEPs were evaluated before treatment. No patient had a symptom of hearing loss. Patients who had neurologic involvement(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether visual evoked potentials (VEPs) are valuable for distinguishing between brucellosis with or without neurological involvement. METHODS A total of 23 patients who were admitted to the Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, and Neurology, Ministry of Health Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey(More)
Coincidence of salmonellosis and ulcerative colitis is a rare clinical problem. Salmonella infection was reported to complicate the ulcerative colitis, as either facilitating its occurrence or activation. In this article, we present a case with salmonellosis whose clinicopathological findings also suggested ulcerative colitis. The patient improved rapidly(More)
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