Namık Yaşar Özbek

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Conflict of Interest: The authors of this paper have no conflicts of interest, including specific financial interests, relationships, and/ or affiliations relevant to the subject matter or materials included. A reappraisal of the diagnostic and therapeutic management of uncommon histologies of primary ocular adnexal lymphoma. Cerebral sinovenous thrombosis(More)
OBJECTIVES Ophthalmologic disease in patients with acute leukemia occurs due to primary leukemic infiltration (involvement), or secondary to the disease and its treatment. In recent years the life expectancy of acute leukemia patients has increased with the advent of modern therapies. The present study aimed to determine the incidence of ocular(More)
Invasive fungal infections have turned out to be a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in pediatric patients with malignant disorders. Massive hemoptysis, a rare complication of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis, may threaten the lives of patients, usually during the resolution of neutropenia. In this report, we describe a patient with massive(More)
To the Editor, A 3.5-year-old girl was admitted to our hospital with psoriasis, hypogammaglobulinemia, and pancytopenia present since 2 years of age. Before admission, due to the decreased number of B-lymphocytes and decreased immunoglobulin (Ig) levels (IgG: 196 mg/dL, IgM: 18.1, IgA: 26.8 mg/dL), she was diagnosed with autosomal recessive(More)
To the Editor, In healthy children adenoviral infection causes a benign, self-limited illness [1]. However, in immunocompromised patients, adenovirus can cause fulminant or disseminated disease such as colitis, pneumonitis, pancreatitis, nephritis, encephalitis, and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) [1,2]. Herein, we report the clinical course and(More)
A 9-year-old girl was admitted to hospital with a 1-month history of fever, weight loss, epistaxis, and abdominal pain. The girl's parents were non-consanguineous. Her medical history was unremarkable. Upon admission she weighed 27 kg (25 th-50 th percentile), was 131 cm tall (50 th percentile), and was pale. Physical examination showed multiple cervical(More)
Diamond-Blackfan anemia (DBA) is a rare congenital hypoplastic anemia characterized by severe normochro-mic-macrocytic anemia, reticulocytopenia, a decrease in the number or absence of bone marrow erythroid precursor cells, and normal megakaryocytic and granulocytic differentiation [1-4]. Herein we report the successful treatment of steroid-refractory DBA(More)
Although thrombosis is seldom seen in children, reports of young patients with thrombosis are becoming more frequent with time. Activated protein C resistance, caused by a point mutation factor V gene was described in last decade. This article highlights a case of a 9 year-old-boy who admitted to Başkent University Hospital with right-sided hemiplegia. He(More)
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