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Dear Editor, Febrile convulsions, the most common seizure disorder during childhood are age dependent and are rare before 9 months and after 5 years of age. 1,2 Approximately 30-50% of children have recurrent seizures with later episodes of fever and a small minority has numerous recurrent febrile seizures. 3,4 The routine management of a normal infant with(More)
A 41-year old mentally retarded patient presented acutely with a 3 day history of vomiting and absolute constipation. Intestinal obstruction was diagnosed following an abdominal x ray. At laparotomy, a left paraduodenal hernia was present, without incarceration of small bowel. The herniated loops were reduced and the hernia orifice closed. The anatomy,(More)
BACKGROUND In candidate patients for permanent hemodialysis or dialysis on a regular basis, an appropriate vascular access has great importance. The best permanent access is AVF (arterio venous fistula). Use of a technique to create AVF with better patency seems to be logical. OBJECTIVES The present study aimed to compare the efficacy rate of AVFs using(More)
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is a rare condition characterized by mucocutaneous pigmentation, polyposis and an increased cancer risk at a number of gastrointestinal and extra intestinal organs. We present a patient with a history of gastrointestinal bleeding with no mucocutaneous pigmentation. Upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed multiple polyps(More)
Superior mesenteric artery (SMA) aneurysm is a rare disease. In this case report, we present a 32 years old woman who was admitted to our hospital with chronic abdominal pain. SMA aneurysm was diagnosed after radiological evaluation. The patient underwent ligation of the superior mesenteric artery aneurysm and remained well 12 months after the surgery.
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