Kenan Barut

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UNLABELLED Adenosine deaminase 2 (ADA2) deficiency due to CECR1 mutations is a recently defined disorder that involves systemic inflammation and vasculopathy often associated with polyarteritis nodosa. We report on a 5-year-old girl with a severe vasculopathy who carried two novel mutations in CECR1. CONCLUSION Identification of CECR1 mutations in(More)
AIM This study aimed to evaluate the demographic, clinical, laboratory properties of patients with macrophage activation syndrome and treatment outcomes. MATERIAL AND METHODS The data of the patients who were diagnosed with macrophage activation syndrome secondary to systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis between June 2013-May 2014 were evaluated by(More)
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is the most common chronic rheumatic disease of the childhood with the highest risk of disability. Active disease persists in the adulthood in a significant portion of children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis despite many developments in the diagnosis and treatment. Therefore, initiation of efficient treatment in the(More)
An insidious progression of cardiovascular (CV) involvement is generally associated with rheumatologic diseases and finally regarded as a major source of morbidity and mortality in Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) patients. JIA could involve all of the cardiac structures, including pericardium, myocardium, endocardium; coronary vessels; valves and(More)
Juvenile spondyloarthropathies represent a clinical entity separate from the adult disease. Initial clinical signs of juvenile spondyloarthropathies often include lower extremity arthritis and enthesopathy, without axial involvement at the disease onset. Asymmetrical oligoarthritis of lower extremities is typically seen in this type of arthritis.(More)
The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of vitamin D deficiency and/or insufficiency in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) and to assess the relationship between vitamin D and disease activity. Sixty four patients with JIA, thirty six patients with FMF and one hundred healthy children were(More)
All inflammatory changes in the vessel wall are defined as vasculitis. Pediatric vasculitis may present with different clinical findings. Although Henoch-Schönlein purpura which is the most common pediatric vasculitis generally recovers spontaneously, it should be monitorized closely because of the risk of renal failure. Although Kawasaki disease is easy to(More)