Ivancica Skarić

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We report a rare case of a child with epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS) with plectin deficiency but without muscular dystrophy, with severe lesions of the oral cavity, oropharyngeal, hypopharyngeal, laryngeal, tracheal and bronchial mucosa. Case report and a review of the world literature are used. The literature review revealed only five similar patients(More)
In recent years, an evident rise in the frequency of candidaemia caused by non-albicans Candida species has been reported. In this paper we present three cases of clinically manifested candidaemia caused by Candida utilis in neonatal patients hospitalized in the same neonatal intensive care unit within a 6 month period. To the authors' knowledge, only two(More)
Refeeding syndrome (RFS) is a well-described state of the series of metabolic and biochemical changes that can occur during the feeding of malnourished persons. The shifts in fluids and electrolytes can lead to complications during artificial feeding, which if not recognised and untreated can lead to death. Although the physiology and pathophysiology of RFS(More)
Familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (FLH) is an autosomal recessively inherited multisystem disease. This defect in cellular cytotoxicity is a life threatening condition characterized by fever, rash, splenomegaly, cytopenias and neurologic manifestations. PRF1, UNC13D and STX11 gene defects underlie in about 40-50% of primary cases.(More)
In ten patients operated on by the senior author, arteriotomy and reconstruction of the vessel wall with interrupted sutures were performed. Four patients underwent resection of an aneurysm, three thrombectomy, and one embolectomy, while in two patients an atherosclerotic plaque with thrombus was removed. Operation was undertaken to create normal vessel(More)
Signs of pancreatitis in children are simmilar to those in adults: disturbed general condition, abdominal pain, vomitting, elevated amylase level. Mainstays in intensive therapy and indications for surgical interventions are also sim-milar. Contrary to adults, in childhood pancreatitis adverse effects of various drugs are common causes. Natrium valproate,(More)
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