Hatem Khammash

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Chordoma is a rare tumour of the skeleton that develops from notochordal elements. It occurs in the midline of the body particularly at the upper and lower ends of the vertebral columns. This paper reports a case of chordoma of unusual localization in the transverse process of a lumbar vertebra in a 30-year-old man with review of the literature. The early(More)
This study describes the course of an OXA-48-producing Enterobacteriaceae (OPE) outbreak that started in March 2012 in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in Jerusalem, Israel. During the peak of the outbreak (January to August 2012), there were 49 patients who had proven or suspected acquisition of OPE in the NICU, including 16 with invasive infections,(More)
Mutations in the surfactant protein (SP)-B gene are responsible for SP-B deficiency in congenital alveolar proteinosis (CAP) (Nogee et al. J Clin Invest 1994: 93: 1860-1883; Lin et al. Mol Genet Metab 1998: 64: 25-35; Klein et al. Pediatrics 1998: 132: 244-248; Ballard et al. Pediatrics 1995: 96: 1046-1052). The multigenerational consanguineous pedigree(More)
Upper limb ischemia presenting in neonatal period is extremely rare. Moreover, presenting newborn with evidence of intrauterine upper limb vascular occlusion is even rarer. It needs prompt intervention to restore perfusion and avoid morbidity. We present a newborn with right upper limb brachial artery thrombosis causing ischemia that was noted at birth and(More)
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