Serdar Nevzat Ugras

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Congenital epulis is a very rare lesion found only in newborn infants. This tumor is multiple in about 10% of reported cases, rarely with the simultaneous involvement of the maxilla and mandibula, as in this article. In the presented case, light microscopy demonstrated large eosinophilic granular cells arranged in solid nests that are separated by thin(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate whether there were any toxic effects of microwaves of cellular phones on ovaries in rats. In this study, 82 female pups of rats, aged 21 days (43 in the study group and 39 in the control group) were used. Pregnant rats in the study group were exposed to mobile phones that were placed beneath the polypropylene cages(More)
Thyroid ultrasonography (US) and fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) are the most important tools in evaluating thyroid nodules. A total of 3,404 nodules in 2,082 cases referred to our clinic between 2005 and 2008 were analyzed retrospectively. Considering US features of nodules, risk factors predicting malignancy were: margin irregularity as the most(More)
Hydatid cyst disease is still a problem in Turkey, especially in the east Anatolian region, as well as in many other places in the world. A retrospective review was made of the surgical treatment of 30 patients with pulmonary hydatid cysts during the last 3 yrs. Nineteen patients were male and 11 female with an average age of 23.5 yrs (range 4-44 yrs).(More)
Acinar cystic transformation of the pancreas is also known as acinar cell cystadenoma (ACC), and this is an extremely rare benign lesion that was first described in April 2002. We report here on a case of a previously asymptomatic patient with pancreatic ACC and this was diagnosed by computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). To the best(More)
Intradiploic meningioma, which may be classified as a subgroup of intraosseous meningioma, is a rarely encountered disorder. To date, less than 10 cases have been reported. Here, we report a case of fronto-orbitonasal intradiploic meningioma. A 12-year-old female with exophthalmos and diplopia was operated on for a cranial intradiploic mass lesion.(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the occurrence of thyroid disease in patients undergoing parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism. METHODS In this case series, records of all patients with a diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism who underwent parathyroidectomy between January 2005 and December 2008 in our clinic were analyzed retrospectively.(More)
The incidence of hematological malignancies during pregnancy is low, and treatment in this setting is problematic. This study observed 21 pregnancies in 18 patients with hematological malignancies. Patients' ages were between 19 and 43 (median 25) years. Two pregnancies ended with spontaneous abortion, one pregnancy ended with in utero death, three(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) and angiotensin II (AT-II) have been suggested to play an important role in liver fibrogenesis. There is a significant relationship between inheritance of hightened expression of transforming growth factor beta1 (TGF-beta1) and AT-II and the development of progressive hepatic fibrosis. The purpose of this(More)
The aim of this study was to describe a possible variant of encephalo-craniocutaneous lipomatosis syndrome. Three cases of congenital infiltrating lipomatosis of the face, associated with cutaneous, subcutaneous, and cerebral abnormalities, are presented. This neurocutaneous syndrome appears very similar to encephalo-craniocutaneous lipomatosis syndrome but(More)