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Deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna) intoxication has been infrequently reported in both children and adults in the literature. In this article, the clinical and laboratory findings of 49 children with acute deadly nightshade intoxication are reviewed. Our purpose was to enlighten the findings of deadly nightshade intoxication in childhood. The most common(More)
Correspondence: Cahide Yılmaz, MD, Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakultesi, Çocuk Hastalıkları AD, Van, Türkiye Tel: 904322176128, Fax: 904322150479 E-mail: cahideyilmaz@yyu.edu.tr Neurological complications caused by chickenpox are estimated as approximately 0.01%0.03%. Frequent complications related to central nerve system involvement are cerebellar(More)
Intrathecal chemotherapy and systemic chemotherapy are used for both prophylaxis and treatment of central nervous system disease in hematologic malignancies. However, intrathecal treatment has some adverse effects, such as arachnoiditis, progressive myelopathy, and leukoencephalopathy. The authors describe six children in whom myelopathy and adhesive(More)
In this study, we compared three different therapy modes (150,000 IU, 300,000 IU, and 600,000 IU vitamin D p.o.) in infants with nutritional vitamin D deficiency rickets (VDR). Our purpose was to determine the most effective dosage of vitamin D with least side effects for treating VDR. The study included 56 patients, 3-36 months of age, with nutritional VDR(More)
Myiasis is a disease caused by fly larvae. The term "myiasis" is derived from the Greek word "myia" meaning fly. Aural myiasis is a rare clinical state and occurs frequently in children. In this article, six children with aural myiasis, caused by the fly larvae, are reported because of unusual presentation. All of the children with aural myiasis were(More)
In this study, urinary culture, urinary Gram stain, and four tests within the urinalysis, leukocyte esterase, nitrite, microscopyfor bacteria, and microscopyforpyuria, were examined in 100 children with symptoms suggesting urinary tract infection. Our purpose was to determine the validity of the urinary Gram stain compared with a combination of pyuria plus(More)
Vitamin B12 and folate deficiency causing neuropsychiatric and thrombotic manifestations, such as peripheral neuropathy, subacute combined degeneration of cord, dementia, ataxia, optic atrophy, catatonia, psychosis, mood disturbances, myocardial infarction and portal vein thrombosis are well known. This present report highlights an unusual presentation of(More)
In this study, the prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria (ABU) was investigated in the 146 infants without symptoms suggesting urinary tract infection, age ranged from 29 days to 15 months (mean 4.56 +/- 3.30 months). Our purpose was to determine the prevalence ofABU in infants living in Eastern Turkey and to define the relationship between pyuria and ABU(More)
Primary systemic carnitine deficiency is caused by homozygous or compound heterozygous mutation in the SLC22A5 gene on chromosome 5q31. The most common presentations are in infancy and early childhood with either metabolic decompensation or cardiac and myopathic manifestations. We report a case of 9-year-old boy with dysmorphic appearance and hypertrophic(More)