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Invasive Kingella kingae Infections in Children: Clinical and Laboratory Characteristics
OBJECTIVE. Kingella kingae, a Gram-negative coccobacillus, is being increasingly recognized as an invasive pathogen in children, causing mainly bacteremia and arthritis; however, there have been onlyExpand
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Successful treatment of antiepileptic drug hypersensitivity syndrome with intravenous immune globulin.
Intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) has proved beneficial for severe immunologically related cutaneous adverse reactions. We report a child with severe antiepileptic drug hypersensitivity syndrome whoExpand
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Anaphylaxis in Israel: experience with 92 hospitalized children.
Little is known about the courses, causes, and clinical features of anaphylaxis in children outside the USA and Europe. Our objective was to evaluate the events of anaphylaxis in children admitted toExpand
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Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency Type II: Long-Term Follow-Up and Review of the Literature
IntroductionLeukocyte adhesion deficiency (LAD) is a group of rare inherited disorders characterized by immune deficiency and peripheral neutrophilia. There are only seven reported cases of LAD typeExpand
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Fusobacterium necrophorum mastoiditis in children - emerging pathogen in an old disease.
BACKGROUND Anaerobic bacteria are uncommon etiologic agents of acute mastoiditis in children. However, recent studies suggest an increase in the incidence of Fusobacterium necrophorum mastoidExpand
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A de novo GABRA2 missense mutation in severe early-onset epileptic encephalopathy with a choreiform movement disorder.
BACKGROUND Early-onset epileptic encephalopathy (EOEE) is a severe convulsive disorder with a poor developmental prognosis. Although it has been associated with mutations in a number of genes, theExpand
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Acute cerebellitis presenting as tonsillar herniation and hydrocephalus.
Acute cerebellitis is a rare inflammatory syndrome, often characterized by cerebellar dysfunction of rapid onset. We describe two children, a girl aged 5 years and a boy aged 11 years, with acuteExpand
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Comparison of Predictors and Mortality Between Bloodstream Infections Caused by ESBL-Producing Escherichia coli and ESBL-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae.
OBJECTIVETo compare the epidemiology, clinical characteristics, and mortality of patients with bloodstream infections (BSI) caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coliExpand
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Successful Intravenous Immunoglobulin Treatment in Pediatric Severe DRESS Syndrome.
BACKGROUND Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) is a rare, potentially life-threatening delayed drug-induced hypersensitivity reaction. The most frequently reported drugsExpand
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Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy associated with herpes simplex type 1 stomatitis.
Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy is a benign leukocytoclastic vasculitis occurring in children younger than 2 years. The etiology is unknown. Viral or bacterial infections, immunizations, and theExpand
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