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Myiasis is a disease caused by fly larvae. Although adult cases have been reported, neonatal myiasis is a rare condition and there are few reports about this subject. In this article, we report a 12-day-old female neonate who was referred to us due to larvae in her eyes and ears. She was infected with Lucilia spp. larvae and was treated with proper(More)
Because of the teratogenicity data in rats, it is recommended that women treated with imatinib should be aware of the potential teratogenicity of imatinib and effective contraception should be used during imatinib therapy to prevent pregnancy. We describe successful pregnancy and delivery, without any congenital anomaly, in a patient with CML under(More)
The appropriate treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) must be based on accurate diagnosis, which can be done by microbiological examination of the samples obtained from the respiratory tract by nonbronchoscopic bronchoalveolar lavages (NB-BAL). This study was designed to determine the effectiveness of NB-BAL in diagnosing VAP in newborns. Two(More)
Valproic acid (VPA) is a teratogenic drug used in pregnant women for the treatment of epilepsy and mood disorders. Fetal valproate syndrome (FVS) is characterized by a number of abnormalities associated with VPA exposure in utero including neural tube defects, congenital heart defects, limb defects, genitourinary defects, brain, eye and respiratory(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of serum amyloid A (SAA) with that of C-reactive protein (CRP), and procalcitonin (PCT) in diagnosis and follow-up of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in preterm infants. METHODS A total of 152 infants were enrolled into this observational study. The infants were classified into 3 groups: group 1(More)
OBJECTIVE In a prospective study at Uludag University Hospital, 120 premature infants with birthweights of 1500 g or less were screened for intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) using cranial ultrasound. With the purpose of studying the incidence of IVH, the associated risk factors for these neonates were considered. METHODS We studied all the very low birth(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the role of serum amyloid A (SAA) in diagnosis of neonatal sepsis and evaluation of clinical response to antibiotic therapy. We also aimed to compare the efficiency of SAA with that of C-reactive protein (CRP) and procalcitonin (PCT) in diagnosis and follow-up of neonatal sepsis in preterm infants. (More)
BACKGROUND Although a variety of different lipid emulsions with varying fatty acid contents have been developed, there are some concerns about the administration of these lipid emulsions because of potential adverse effects, including oxidative stress-related morbidity. The aim of the present study was to evaluate and compare the effects of the standard(More)
BACKGROUND The incidence of congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is expected to be elevated in iodine-deficient areas. In this study, the authors aimed to determine the incidence of transient and permanent CH in a large city which is known to be in the zone of moderate iodine deficiency. METHODS Newborn babies in Bursa, Turkey, were screened by measurement of(More)
Lamotrigine (LTG) has been used in epilepsia patients for treatment of partial seizures. It can cross the placenta and there are limited data about its use in pregnancy and foetal adverse effects. Extremity and cardiac malformations, dysmorphic facial appearance, coanal atresia and upper respiratory and gastrointestinal anomalies have been reported because(More)