Marwa M. Zakaria

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Renal enlargement at time of diagnosis of acute leukemia is very unusual. We here in report 2 pediatric cases of acute leukemia who had their renal affection as the first presenting symptom with no evidences of blast cells in blood smear and none of classical presentation of acute leukemia. The first case is a 4-year-old girl who presented with pallor and(More)
The effects of thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) on hemodynamic variables, oxygen delivery (DO2), and oxygen consumption (VO2) variables in canine hemorrhagic shock were studied. Anesthetized adult dogs were bled over 30 min to a mean arterial pressure (MAP) of 50 mm Hg. Shock was maintained at this level for half an hour. The animals were divided(More)
Diabetes mellitus has been suggested to be the most common metabolic disorder associated with magnesium deficiency, having 25% to 39% prevalence. This deficit could be associated with the development of late diabetic complications, especially macroangiopathy.We aimed to evaluate the status of serum Mg in children with type 1 diabetes and assess its relation(More)
Normalization of hemodynamic, oxygen transport and oxygen consumption indices occurred within a week of treatment in a patient with myxedema coma. Ventilatory weaning and extubation was achieved using aminophylline, physical therapy and pleural drainage. Before extubation, naloxone was administered without any significant ventilatory improvement or change(More)
Renal enlargement at time of diagnosis of acute leukemia is very unusual. We here in report 2 pediatric cases of acute leukemia who had their renal affection as the first presenting symptom with no evidences of blast cells in blood smear and none of classical presentation of acute leukemia. The first case is a 4-year-old girl who presented with pallor and(More)
β-Thalassemia (β-thal) is the most common hereditary anemia in humans. With improvement of treatment protocols, patients are living longer and new complications have emerged. Few articles have reported the occurrence of malignancies among patients with β-thal in different parts of the world. We herein report the first pediatric patient with β-thal major(More)
BACKGROUND Thalassemia major or Cooley's anemia is the most severe form of beta thalassemia in which the complete lack of beta protein in the hemoglobin causes a life-threatening anemia requiring regular blood transfusions and extensive ongoing medical care. These extensive, lifelong blood transfusions lead to iron-overload that must be treated with(More)
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