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OBJECTIVE Olfactory dysfunction is the most frequently seen non-motor symptom of Idiopathic Parkinson's disease (IPD). The aim of this study is to analyze selective olfactory dysfunction, and olfactory bulb volume (OBV) in subtypes of IPD, and compare them with those of the healthy controls. PATIENTS AND METHODS Our study included 41 patients with IPD and(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical features of giant-cell granulomatous hypophysitis and to report on the results of corticosteroid treatment. METHODS A case of giant-cell granulomatous hypophysitis is presented, and the pertinent literature is reviewed. RESULTS A 41-year-old woman with anterior pituitary dysfunction had a pituitary mass that was 18 by(More)
In this study we aimed to investigate the long term effects of inhaled steroids on linear growth, adrenal function and bone mineral density. Thirty children with moderate asthma were randomly divided into two groups. Fifteen children (8 boys, 7 girls mean age; 10.6 +/- 2.1) were treated with budesonide (group 1), and 15 (9 boys, 6 girls, mean age; 9.6 +/-(More)
OBJECTIVE The pineal gland calcifications have been associated with some diseases such as cerebral infarction, Alzheimer's disease and intracerebral hemorrhage while most cases are considered idiopathic and physiologic. However, there are limited data in the current literature about the association of pineal calcification and migraine. Our aim was to(More)
Özgül Salihoğlu, MD; Emrah Can*, MD; Sinem Can, MD; Sami Hatipoğlu, MD Department of Pediatrics, Bakırköy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey Received: May 31, 2012; Accepted: Nov 19, 2012, Available Online: Dec 03, 2012 Hepatic mesenchymal hamartoma (HMH) is an uncommon benign tumor of childhood. Typically a patient will present(More)
BACKGROUND Renal angiography of a living donor is a common radiologic examination before transplantation. However, the contrast agent used during this procedure can cause contrast nephropathy. There are insufficient data regarding whether this radiocontrast exposure detoriates renal function and survival after transplantation. In this study, we analyzed the(More)
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