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OBJECTIVES Epidemiological studies of celiac disease (CD) in Turkey have been performed only within some regions of the country. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of CD in Turkish school children. METHODS Between 2006 and 2008, serum samples were collected from 20,190 students (age range, 6-17 years) in 139 schools in 62 cities from(More)
OBJECTIVE Octreotide has been suggested as a medical treatment option in refractory cases of primary intestinal lymphangiectasia (IL). There are few data about the long-term effect and safety of octreotide for IL in the literature. In the present article we analyzed pediatric cases of primary IL with long-term octreotide treatment and discussed its safety(More)
BACKGROUND Studies of monogenic gastrointestinal diseases have revealed molecular pathways critical to gut homeostasis and enabled the development of targeted therapies. METHODS We studied 11 patients with abdominal pain and diarrhea caused by early-onset protein-losing enteropathy with primary intestinal lymphangiectasia, edema due to hypoproteinemia,(More)
We document herein the prevalence and serotype distribution among Salmonella enterica strains isolated from children treated for diarrhea over two seven-year periods spanning 14 years. Four hundred and eight (1.38%) S. enterica cases were isolated among 29,601 diarrheal admissions. Among the Salmonella isolates, 63.7% were serogroup D and 29.9% were(More)
In this report we describe a patient with neonatal cholestasis who was found to have a liver lesion with suspicious imaging features, although ultimately it was histologically proved to be a pseudotumor. We discuss the characteristic features and imaging findings of macroregenerative nodules of the liver.
BACKGROUND/AIMS We aimed to determine the causes, demographic findings, clinical status, outcomes, and prognostic risk factors of patients with acute liver failure admitted to Hacettepe University Children's Hospital between October 1987-October 2006. METHODS This retrospective case study included 74 patients with acute liver failure according to the(More)
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