Momcilo Pavlović

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The first population-based study in the central region of the Republic of Serbia (total population 283,103) was carried out to assess some epidemiological features of febrile convulsions among children of between 6 months and 5 years of age. During the 10-year period, 1986 to 1995, there were 570 cases of the first febrile convulsions (287 males and 283(More)
The coexistence of Down syndrome (DS) and celiac disease (CD) has been reported in many studies. In our study, we examined 82 children with DS aged 8 months to 8.6 years for the existence of CD using serological markers immunoglobulin A (IgA) and immunoglobulin G (IgG) transglutaminase antibodies, followed by follow-up determination of total IgA levels. In(More)
INTRODUCTION Secondary lactose intolerance (SLI) belongs to the rarer manifestations of gluten-sensitive enteropathy (GSE). It occurs in more severe forms of the disease and its presence contributes significantly to the degree of its expression. OBJECTIVE The goal of the study was to determine the frequency of SLI in infants with clinically classic form(More)
AIM To analyse mortality trends of malignant digestive tract tumours. MATERIAL AND METHODS Population of Belgrade (Yugoslavia) in the period 1975-1997. Mortality rates were standardized by direct method using world population as the standard. For time series, exponential trends were calculated by the use of three-year moving average rates. RESULTS In(More)
INTRODUCTION Gluten-free diet (GFD) presents the basis of coeliac disease (CD) treatment. If strictly applied, the disorders of the small bowel mucosa and other disease signs rapidly resolve. OBJECTIVE The goal of the study was to evaluate the effect of GFD on the growth and nutritional status of children with the classical form of CD. In addition, we(More)
Cyclic vomiting syndrome is an insufficiently understood disorder which manifests itself in stereotypical episodes of vomiting with no detectable organic cause. Considering its unknown aetiology, drugs borrowed from various medication classes are applied in the therapy of this disorder, with variable success. Among other medicaments, erythromycin is also(More)
A 39-year-old woman with a history of travel to the Montenegrin coast presented with a 9-month long history of fever and weakness, and on examination was found to be emaciated with hepatosplenomegaly and pancytopenia. Marrow aspiration showed poor cellularity with abundant Leishman Donovan (LD) bodies in the macrophages. Bone marrow trephine biopsy revealed(More)
Basic principles in the therapy of idiopathic autoimmune hemolytic anemia induced by warm antibody were glucocorticoides and splenectomy. Immunosupresive drugs, plasmaferesis and intravenous high doses gamma globulin therapy are also useful. In secundary autoimmune hemolytic anemia induced by warm antibody we treated basic illness. During the period of(More)
INTRODUCTION Ehrlichiosis is a bacterial zoonosis transmitted by hematophagous arthropods--ticks. In humans, it occurs as monocytic, granulocytic, and ewingii ehrlichiosis. Pathological process is based on parasitic presence of Ehrlichia organisms within peripheral blood cells--monocytes and granulocytes. CASE OUTLINE Fifty-two year old patient was(More)