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Molecular spectrum of ?-thalassemia mutations in Northwestern Iran
?-Thalassemia (?-thal) is a hereditary autosomal disorder with decreased or absent ?-globin chain synthesis. This study was designed to identify the common and rare ?-thal mutations in the Azerbaijan provinces, Northwestern ...
Crimean - Congo haemorrhagic fever presenting as thrombotic microangiopathy and acute renal failure
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Neurocognitive effects of phenobarbital discontinuation in epileptic children
Purpose. Phenobarbital (PB) is the most widely used antiepileptic drug in the world, but its possible deleterious cognitive and behavioral side effects remain an important concern among physicians and patients. We therefore ...
Age-specific seroprevalence of hepatitis A infection among children visited in pediatric hospitals of Tehran, Iran
Background: Hepatitis A is an enterically transmitted disease that still remains endemic in many developing countries. In some countries improvements in living conditions have recently led to changing in epidemiology of ...
Alkaptonuria and lumbar disc herniation: Report of three cases
Alkaptonuria is a rare metabolic disease caused by deficiency of homogentisic acid oxidase and characterized by bluish-black discoloration of cartilages and skin (ochronosis). The authors report the cases of three patients ...
Familial Tuberculosis Mimicking Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Genital TB may present as on abdominopelvic mass mimicking ovarian malignancy because clinical and laboratory findings are similar. Family history is very important and should be considered for differential diagnosis. Three ...
Findings of Doppler sonography do not correlate with serum lipoprotein and total homocysteine concentrations in renal transplant recipients
Atherosclerosis may be evaluated by structural or functional changes of the main arteries. We sought to investigate the probable associations of static and dynamic arterial changes with lipoprotein (a) and homocysteine ...
Spinal anesthesia with minidose bupivacaine-fentanyl for cesarean section in preeclamptic parturients
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A Study of 415 Cases of Esophageal Carcinoma in Northwest of Iran
Background and Objective: Considering the serious and fatal nature of esophageal carcinoma and is prevalence in the population on the banks of Caspian sea and northern region (Azerbaijan, Khorassan, Gilan, Mazandaran, ...
A wandering spleen presenting as a pelvic mass: Case report and review of the literature
Wandering spleens are rare clinical entities found more commonly in females. We report a young female patient found to harbour a pelvic spleen. The literature regarding this rare ectopia is reviewed. The wandering spleen ...