Nashwa Matta

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One hundred paediatric, muscle ultrasound examinations performed in the evaluation of suspected neuromuscular disease were reviewed. The results were related to the presence or absence of neuromuscular disease in each child assessed. The group comprised 66 males and 34 females, age range 2 months to 16 years (mean 5.3 years). Scans were graded I-IV,(More)
OBJECTIVE Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting the spine and pelvis of young adults. On the HLA-B27 genetic background, the occurrence of AS is influenced by the intestinal microbiota. The goal of our study was to test whether breast feeding, which influences microbiota, can prevent the development of AS. METHODS First,(More)
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