Mohammad-Ali Kiani

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BACKGROUND Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is a concept that relates to an individual's perception of health status in relation to the culture and value systems in which they live, in addition to their expectations, goals, concerns, and living standards. Considering the size of the population affected by Chronic Liver Diseases (CLDs) and the severity(More)
INTRODUCTION Determination of type and location of trapped objects and endoscopic observations among children with foreign-body ingestion. MATERIALS AND METHODS We evaluated 105 endoscopic records of patients presenting with foreign-body ingestion from 2001-2011. RESULTS Button batteries were the most common objects removed (41%). The lower segment of(More)
BACKGROUND Lipoid congenital adrenal hyperplasia, is the rarest and usually the most severe form of adrenal steroidogenic defect,which may presents as infantile cholestasis. CASE PRESENTATION Here we present a 45 days old infant who came to our attention with cholestasis and severe intractable vomiting and electrolyte disturbances. Evaluation resulted in(More)
Immunoproliferative small intestinal disease (IPSID) is a rare disorder, which can progress to malignancy and invasion. Herein, a male patient is presented with hypoalbuminemic ascites and a history of chronic diarrhea five years before. Small intestinal biopsy and immunohistochemical study suggested the diagnosis of IPSID; the patient was then successfully(More)
Hyper Immunoglobulin M (hyper IgM) is a rare immunodeficiency disorder first reported in 1961 [1] , characterized by recurrent infections with low levels of serum IgA, IgG and IgE and normal to high levels of serum IgM [1]. Onset of manifestation of X-linked HIGM occurs in the 1 st or 2 nd year of life with recurrent pyogenic infections especially of upper(More)
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