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Acute megakaryoblastic leukemia (AMKL) with t(1;22) (p13;q13) is an extremely rare subtype of acute myeloid leukemia that is almost always described in infants. t(1;22) (p13;q13)-positive AMKL with extramedullary infiltration has been previously reported only once in the literature. Herein, we report a 3-month-old infant presenting with a pelvic mass and(More)
Herein we report a sixteen-year-old female that developed deep vein thrombosis (DVT) while undergoing treatment for H1N1 pneumonia. To the best of our knowledge this is the first report of H1N1/09 infection complicated by DVT in an adolescent patient with no detected risk factors other than immobilization. Healthcare providers should be aware of the(More)
To the Editor, Beta-thalassemia is not a rare disease in Turkey [1]. 'Thalassemia intermedia' describes the patients whose clinical phenotype is placed between thalassemia major and the thalassemia trait despite having homozygote beta-gene mutation. These patients are generally identified with mild-to-moderate anemia later in life than the patients with(More)
This study investigated the association between cardiac and neurologic findings and the long-term prognosis in Sydenham chorea. A retrospective, descriptive study was conducted with 40 patients between 1991 and 2004. Their age, gender, clinical findings, severity of disease, presence of carditis, and neurological findings were evaluated. Patients were(More)
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