Inci Nur Saltik-Temizel

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Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) concordance has been investigated in a few studies. We investigated MEFV mutations and prevalence of FMF disease in Turkish children with IBD and their relationship with the disease severity. Sixteen patients with ulcerative colitis (UC), 14 with Crohn’s disease (CD) and three with(More)
Ganciclovir treatment in children with cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is still controversial and only indicated in selected cases. The aim of thi study was to evaluate clinical and demographic features of CMV hepatitis in immunocompetent children and to determine the effect of ganciclovir treatment in these patients retrospectively. The study was carried(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate the presentation pattern of newly diagnosed celiac disease (CD) in Turkish children in the last eight years. Two hundred twenty patients with newly diagnosed CD were included. The medical records of all the patients between January 2000 and October 2008 were reviewed. The clinical spectrum was divided into three(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate the frequency of intestinal parasites in patients with chronic diarrhea and clarify the importance of these parasitic pathogens in such cases. A total of 60 pediatric patients with chronic diarrhea between June 2012 and October 2014 were enrolled in the study. Out of 60 stool samples, five were positive for Giardia(More)
We aimed to evaluate the outcome of enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) in Turkish Gaucher patients since it first became available in our country. Eleven patients with type I and one patient with type III Gaucher disease (GD) received therapy as 30-60 U/kg and 120 U/kg every two weeks, respectively, for at least six months, starting a mean period of 4.2 years(More)
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)-like colitis is a known entity in glycogen storage disease (GSD) type 1b patients. The mean age of the reported cases with IBD-like colitis was 12 +/- 5 years, and all had absolute neutrophil count (ANC) less than 1,000 cells/microl. We report a three-year-old girl with GSD type 1b that was dignosed by mutation analysis. The(More)
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a common cause of gastritis in both children and adults, and its incidence increases every year. The aims of this study were to evaluate the histopathologic features of H. pylori gastritis and to compare immunohistochemical with histochemical [hematoxylin-eosin (HE) and Giemsa] staining of gastric biopsy specimens for the(More)