Jeryes Jammalieh

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CONTEXT Term-born children conceived by in vitro fertilisation (IVF) are reportedly taller than naturally conceived (NC) children. High levels of growth promoting hormones and epigenetic imprinting have been suggested as pathogenetic mechanisms. HYPOTHESIS Tall stature in prematurely born IVF-conceived (IVF-C) children suggests pre- or early implantation(More)
BACKGROUND The perinatal-neonatal course of very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants might affect their childhood growth. We evaluated the effect of parental anthropometry and perinatal and neonatal morbidity of VLBW neonates on their childhood growth. METHODS We obtained parental anthropometry, height and weight at age 6-10.5 years of 334 children born as(More)
Two siblings with congenital neutropenia are reported. The first patient, female, died after Pseudomonas sepsis. The second patient male, suffered from recurrent pyogenic infections, with a more benign course. Bone Marrow (BM) and Peripheral Blood (PB) analysis in the second patient revealed a reduced number of granules and myelin bodies in the PB(More)
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