Shaqil Kassam

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A 12 years old Turkish girl, was admitted for tetany. She had laboratory findings of hypoparathyroidism (inorganic serum phosphorus : 7,5 mg/dl; calcium : 2,2 mEq/1; magnesium : 1,8 mg/dl). Blood alkaline phosphatase was strikingly increased as was iPTH. She has a normal phenotype but had moderate mental retardation. X-rays studies showed diffuse(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Hypoxia is a common feature of the microenvironment of solid tumors which has been shown to promote malignancy and poor patient outcome through multiple mechanisms. The association of hypoxia with more aggressive disease may be due in part to recently identified links between hypoxia and genetic instability. For example, hypoxia has(More)
A 7 month-old infant of Italian origin, who was given a vitamin-D deficient diet developed a Von Jaksch-Luzet syndrome with more than 20% myeloblasts in the bone marrow. Plasma levels of vitamin D metabolites wer low and parathormone levels were high. A low dose of vitamin D3 (2,000 IU cholecalciferol/day) resulted in the recovery of a normal phosphocalcic(More)
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