Nesrin Şenbil

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Eukaryotic initiation factor 2B (eIF2B)-related disorders are heritable white matter disorders with a variable clinical phenotype (including vanishing white matter disease and ovarioleukodystrophy) and an equally heterogeneous genotype. We report 9 novel mutations in the EIF2B genes in our subject population, increasing the number of known mutations to more(More)
BACKGROUND Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is the most common demyelinating disorder of childhood. Its clinical features, prognosis and treatment vary in different reports. OBJECTIVES To examine a series of children with ADEM for clinical findings, course, recurrences, and possible variables affecting outcome. METHODS Multicentric data(More)
In this study, the effects and side effects of rectal diazepam and intranasal midazolam were compared in the treatment of acute convulsions in children to develop a practical and safe treatment protocol. In the diazepam group, the seizures of 13 (60%) patients terminated in 10 minutes; however, 9 (40%) patients did not respond. In the midazolam group, 20(More)
Sixteen children, aged from 2 months to 14 years, with a diagnosis of acute seizures and seen at Dr. Sami Ulus Child Health and Disease Center, were included in this study. Midazolam (5 mg/mL) 0.2 mg/kg was administered intranasally in 30 seconds by an injector. The heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure, and oxygen saturation were recorded at 0, 5,(More)
AIM The goal of this case-control study was to identify the significance of certain risk factors for epilepsy in Turkey. METHOD A total of 805 cases, aged 1-16 years, followed-up for epilepsy at the Pediatric Neurology Department and a control group consisting of 846 age-matched cases without epilepsy were included in the study. The risk factors examined(More)
We describe a 14-year-old female patient with progressive ponto-bulbar palsy and deafness. The first symptom was present at the age of 9 as a difficulty in walking and then she was stable with mild clumsy walking till 14 year-old. It was noticed that she had rapidly progression gait disorder, hearing loss, difficulty in swallowing and speaking in a period(More)
Muscle-eye-brain disease (MEB) is an autosomal recessive congenital muscular dystrophy with ocular abnormalities and type II lissencephaly. MEB is caused by mutations in the protein O-linked mannose beta1,2-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase (POMGnT1) gene on chromosome 1q33. POMGnT1 is a glycosylation enzyme that participates in the synthesis of O-mannosyl(More)
K.K. Oguz A. Kurne A.O. Aksu E. Karabulut A. Serdaroglu S. Teber S. Haspolat N. Senbil S. Kurul B. Anlar BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Myelin instability and citrullinated myelin basic protein have been demonstrated in the brains of patients with chronic and fulminating forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). Our aim was to trace citrulline in the brains of patients(More)
A 13-year-old girl was referred for assessment of severe gastrointestinal tract bleeding. Her liver function tests were normal, and she had no evidence of chronic liver disease or history of significant trauma. Clinical and sonographic findings suggested the presence of a portal vein aneurysm associated with a hepatoportal arteriovenous fistula. Abdominal(More)