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The aim of the study is to investigate association between DNA repair gene XPD and XRCC1 polymorphisms and febrile neutropenia (FN) and mucositis. The study population consisted of 29 children with Burkitt lymphoma and 61 children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Analysis revealed that XRCC1194Trp allele showed a protective effect against longer FN and(More)
Childhood ischemic stroke is uncommon and may be associated with many causes and require extensive evaluation. Fibromuscular dysplasia is a rare cause of unknown etiology of childhood stroke which is mostly related with renovascular hypertension and in adults about 85% of cases renal artery has been involved, whereas the intracerebral circulation is the(More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of multislice computed tomographic (MSCT) angiography as a noninvasive method for detecting ostial, proximal, and middle segment coronary stenosis or occlusion and anatomy in patients with transposition of the great arteries who had undergone arterial switch operation (ASO). Sixteen-detector-row MSCT(More)
AIM Immunoglobulin replacement therapy is required to reduce the frequency and severity of infections in patients with primary antibody deficiencies. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) can be administered intramuscularly, intravenously or subcutaneously. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy, dose adjustment and adverse events in subcutaneous immunoglobulin therapy by(More)
Kounis syndrome (KS) is a rarely diagnosed condition which should always be kept in mind when an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) happens in the context of anaphylactic reactions. We report a case of a 31-year old female; 2 hours after the ingestion of the mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus); she experienced nausea, stomachache, vomiting, dyspnea and chest(More)
BACKGROUND Allergic diseases with a potential for anaphylaxis pose a critical public health issue in schools. AIMS This study was carried out to identify the current status of prevention and management of anaphylaxis in school children with the main goal of establishing such an action plan. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study. METHODS Schools were(More)
AIM Although the association between primary immunodeficiency and autoimmunity is already well-known, it has once again become a topic of debate with the discovery of newly-defined immunodeficiencies. Thus, investigation of the mechanisms of development of autoimmunity in primary immunodefficiency and new target-specific therapeutic options has come to the(More)
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