Vedat Köseoğlu

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The histiocytoses are a heterogeneous group of disorders characterised by an excessive number of histiocytes. In most cases the pathophysiology is unclear and treatment is nonspecific. Faisalabad histiocytosis (FHC) (MIM 602782) has been classed as an autosomal recessively inherited form of histiocytosis with similarities to Rosai-Dorfman disease (RDD)(More)
Primary ovarian malignant lymphomas are rarely encountered in children. We present herein the unusual case of an 11-month-old female infant with primary bilateral non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the ovaries who was treated by bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy followed by chemotherapy. The clinicopathological features of this rare entity are discussed, focusing(More)
In familial germ cell tumour cases, a normal chromosomal karyotype pattern is rare. We report the findings of germ cell tumours in two siblings with a normal chromosomal karyotype. One of these patients had dysgerminoma in the right ovary and was treated successfully for this. At present, she is 23 years old and has two daughters. The other patient is a(More)
BACKGROUND Varicella infection can be a severe disease, especially in immunosuppressed patients. Here, experience with live varicella vaccine to prevent varicella infection is reported in children who were undergoing treatment for lymphoma and solid tumours. METHODS 40 children, aged between 12 months and 15 years with no clinical history of varicella,(More)
This study was performed to investigate the normalization period of the transient platelet dysfunction of newborns. A total of 43 healthy newborns of healthy mothers who had received no medication for at least 14 days prior to delivery were included in the study. Venous blood samples of 44 healthy volunteer adults were used as control. Platelet aggregation(More)
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) is the most common soft tissue sarcoma of late adult file. It is extremely rare in children, though, and its existence in the pediatric population remains controversial. Although the most common site of tumor in children is the extremities, which is similar to findings of adults' series, different sites have been(More)
BACKGROUND Benzathine penicillin G (BPG) is a widely used antibiotic for treatment or prophylaxis of certain infectious diseases. Previous in vivo studies using sister chromatid exchange (SCE) frequency and comet assay, had showed that long-term administration of benzathine penicillin G may cause some degree of DNA damage in children with rheumatic fever.(More)
UNLABELLED Nausea and vomiting following antineoplastic therapy in patients receiving chemotherapy remains a problem. To prevent nausea and vomiting due to antineoplastic therapy, many types of drugs have been used. Ondansetron and the combination metoclopramide-diphenhydramine have been widely used in children. In this prospective randomized study these(More)