Wadha H Alotaibi

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BACKGROUND Endothelial dysfunction is a complication of both obesity and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), the latter being highly prevalent among obese children. It is unknown whether obesity causes endothelial dysfunction in children in the absence of OSAS. This study examines endothelial function in obese and non-obese children without OSAS. (More)
BACKGROUND Mutations in the gene encoding filamin A (FLNA) lead to diseases with high phenotypic diversity including periventricular nodular heterotopia, skeletal dysplasia, otopalatodigital spectrum disorders, cardiovascular abnormalities, and coagulopathy. FLNA mutations were recently found to be associated with lung disease. In this study, we report a(More)
INTRODUCTION Air leak is a well-recognized complication of advanced cystic fibrosis in older children and adults but is extremely rare in infants. To the best of our knowledge, this is the youngest reported pediatric case of an air leak from a major airway. CASE PRESENTATION A 4-month-old Yamani baby girl with a family history of cystic fibrosis initially(More)
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