Seham A. Awad

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OBJECTIVE Cervical lymphadenopathy is a common pediatric problem; reactive hyperplasia, specific infective agents, and malignancy are mainly the differential diagnosis. The aim of our study was to detect the prevalence of Epstein-Barr virus infection among children who complained of cervical lymphadenopathy and also to evaluate the clinical manifestations(More)
INTRODUCTION Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder characterized by bone fragility and fractures. Patients with OI have clinical features that may range from mild symptoms to severe bone deformities and neonatal lethality. Numerous approaches for the classification of OI have been published. The Sillence classification is the most commonly(More)
In sickle cell disease (SCD), ocular lesions result from stasis and occlusion of small eye vessels by sickled erythrocytes. Vaso-occlusive disease of the retina can be responsible for nonproliferative (NPR) and proliferative retinopathy (PR). Patients are often asymptomatic until serious complications arise as, vitreous hemorrhage and retinal detachment.(More)
Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) is a rapidly emerging biomarker for early detection of acute kidney injury (AKI). The aim of the study is to evaluate the impact of sepsis on serum NGAL in critically ill children, and to investigate whether the presence of sepsis affects the ability of serum NGAL to predict AKI. Thirty-five patients, who(More)
Gluose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase defic ie n c y is the mos t common inherited metabolic disorder and clinically s ignificant re d cell enzyme defect in man, Bes ide favism, drug-or infection induced hemolys is and chronic non spherocytic hemolytic an e mia. Sever neonatal jaundice proved to be the mos t common clinical manifes tation and a globally(More)
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