Maryam Tabatabaeiyan

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INTRODUCTION While many studies support the theory that environmental factors play a role in the development of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM), controversy exists as to the contribution of any individual factor. The aim of the present study was therefore to investigate the associations of T1DM with several environmental factors. MATERIAL AND METHODS A(More)
BACKGROUND Selective IgA deficiency (SIGAD) is the most common primary antibody deficiency, characterized by significant decreased serum levels of IgA in the presence of normal IgG and IgM. Despite several investigations into the nature of the disease, the exact pathophysiology of SIGAD is still unknown. METHODS In this study, switched memory B cells(More)
BACKGROUND Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of disorders, including Crohn's disease (CD), ulcerative colitis (UC) and indeterminate colitis (IC). Small intestine and colon are primarily affected in this group of disorders. PURPOSE This single center study was performed to define demographic features and clinical characteristics of Iranian(More)
Ataxia-telangiectasia (AT) and hyper-immunoglobulin M (HIGM) syndrome are both primary immunodeficiency diseases caused by different genetic defects. While a small proportion of AT patients have increased serum immunoglobulin (Ig) M concentrations during the course of a disease, a high level of IgM at onset is rare. We report the case of an 8-year-old girl(More)
Fatigue, in many studies, has been identified as the most common complaint of patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS); it can have a negative impact on different aspects of their life.1 Fatigue in MS is a complex process which can occur due to factors directly related to the disease or other secondary complications.1 Of the primary factors, hypometabolism in(More)
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