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BACKGROUND Pathogenic BRCA1 mutations are usually inherited. Constitutional low-level BRCA1 mosaicism has never been reported. METHODS Next-generation sequencing (NGS) of cancer gene panel of germline and tumour DNA in a patient with early onset, triple-negative breast cancer. RESULTS Constitutional de novo mosaicism (5%) for a pathogenic (c.1953dupG;(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In this study, the conduction of the femoral nerve has been evaluated in diabetic patients without clinical signs of femoral nerve involvement and in a group of healthy subjects. METHODS Forty-eight patients have been included in the study. Patients have been examined in terms of neuropathy and their neuropathy scores have been(More)
The Article raises questions concerning the validity of the age of eighteen years as the youngest age allowing independent consent of a minor in Israel to his or her medical treatment. One of the primary suggestions in the Article is that there is a need to apply the informed consent doctrine to the medical treatment of Israeli and other minors who possess(More)
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