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Chemokine MCP1/CCL2 gene polymorphism influences Henoch-Sch?nlein purpura susceptibility in Iranian Azeri-Turkish patients
Background: Henoch-Sch?nlein purpura (HSP) is the most common small-vessel vasculitis and mainly affects children. Although its pathophysiology is unknown, several studies have indicated the possible involvement of infections ...
Association of ACE, VEGF and CCL2 gene polymorphisms with Henoch-Sch?nlein purpura and an evaluation of the possible interaction effects of these loci in HSP patients
Background. Henoch-Sch?nlein purpura (HSP) is a multisystem, small vessel, leucocytoclastic vasculitis. It is predominantly a childhood vasculitis, rarely reported in adults. Studies have shown that several different genetic ...
Clinical characteristics and complications in oral caustic ingestion in children
The aim of this study is to evaluate the prevalence of gastrointestinal symptoms in caustic ingestion, the severity of lesions and the role of early conducted endoscopy in prediction of outcome. In a cross-sectional study ...
Autoimmune hepatitis in Iranian children
Objective: To evaluate the clinical and para-clinical presentation, including autoantibody pattern, and response to treatment in Iranian children with autoimmune hepatitis (AIH). Methods: Data of 60 children presenting ...
Relationship between endoscopic nodular gastritis and Helicobacter pylori infection in children
Introduction: The specificity of relationship of endoscopic evidence of nodular gastritis with Helicobacter pylori infection is unclear. Aim: To assess the relationship of endoscopic nodular gastritis and H. pylori infection ...
Role of Helicobacter pylori in the pathogenesis of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
Objectives: To investigate the possible correlation between infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS) and Helicobacter pylori infection. Materials and Methods: In a case-control study, 20 infants with confirmed IHPS ...