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Reliability of red blood cell indices and formulas to discriminate between β thalassemia trait and iron deficiency in children
Abstract Iron deficiency (ID) and β thalassemia trait (βTT) are the most common causes of hypochromia and microcytosis. This study evaluates the reliability of some of the red blood cell (RBC)Expand
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Influence of Helicobacter pylori infection associated with iron deficiency anaemia on growth in pre-adolescent children
Abstract In 102 children of both genders aged between 10 and 12 years affected by iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) from various causes, a retrospective study from 1999 to 2007 has been performed toExpand
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Effect of Helicobacter pylori eradication on platelet count in children with chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
Abstract Recent reports have suggested, particularly in adults, an association between Helicobacter pylori infection (HPI) and chronic idiopatic thrombocytopenic purpura (cITP) with improvement ofExpand
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Iron deficiency in childhood and adolescence: Retrospective review
Abstract Two hundred and thirty-eight subjects of both sexes, age range 7.5 months–16 years, with iron deficiency (ID), were included in a retrospective review of ID causes, to determine the bestExpand
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Thrombophilic gene mutations in children with migraine
Abstract In 35 patients of both sexes (18 boys and 17 girls), mean age 8.9 ± 4.5 years, affected by migraine both with (45.2%) and without an aura (54.9%) (P > 0.05) who had no alteration of brainExpand
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Relationship of recollections of first death experience to current death attitudes.
Previous research (Dickinson, 1992) has investigated adults' memories of their first childhood experience with death. The present study extended this work to examine the relationship of variousExpand
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Impact of ER gene polymorphisms on overweight and obesity in Down Syndrome
The impact of ER XbaI and PvuII α gene polymorphisms on overweight and obesity were studied in 77 subjects with Down Syndrome (DS), of which 32 were children (18 boys, 14 girls), mean age 8.7 ± 2.3Expand
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Continuous glucose monitoring profile during therapeutic hypothermia in encephalopathic infants with unfavorable outcome
Background The relation between glucose homeostasis and outcome in hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is unclear. To investigate whether glucose abnormalities assessed by using continuousExpand
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Diet and iron deficiency in the first year of life: a retrospective study
Abstract In an observational cohort of 385 infants, we have investigated the relationship between hemoglobin (Hb) levels and iron stores and the type of milk feeding [breast milk (BM), formula milkExpand
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Side effects of corticosteroid therapy in children with chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
Abstract In 29 symptomatic children of both sexes with chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (CITP) with platelet counts ≤30,000/mm3, of mean age 7.2 ± 1.3 years, the side effects of long-termExpand
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