Rebecca Abell

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BACKGROUND This retrospective study aimed to determine the prevalence of abnormal metabolic parameters in obese children and its correlation to the degree of obesity determined by body mass index (BMI). METHODS In total, 101 children seen at the Pediatric Gastroenterology Obesity Clinic at Stony Brook Children's University Hospital were enrolled in the(More)
We present an unusual case of unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia in a 6 day old infant. The bilirubin peaked at 20.1/ 0.6 mg/dL. A work-up for a hemolytic process or metabolic disorder was negative. Crigler-Najjar was suspected. Phenobarbital was given for 3 days with no ������ change in bilirubin level. He was discharged home after 20 days of phototherapy(More)
Full trisomy 16 is incompatible with life and will always result in spontaneous abortion. In fact, it is one of the most common causes of miscarriage.1 Patients with partial, or mosaic trisomy 16, however, can survive and live for many years. The reported cases of partial trisomy 16 in the literature have been associated with a variety of abnormalities(More)
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