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The Rate of Hepatitis B and C Virus Infections and the Importance of HBV Vaccination in Children with Acute lymphoblastic Leukemia
Aim: The aim of the study was to evaluate the rate of hepatitis B and C virus infection and emphasize the importance of hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination in leukemic children. Methods: One hundred and sixty children ...
Hepatitis B Immunoglobulin in Combination with Lamivudine for Prevention of Hepatitis B Virus Reactivation in Children Undergoing Bone Marrow Transplantation
Abstract: There is little information in literature about the use of hepatitis B immunoglobulin (HBIg) in recipients of bone marrow transplantation (BMT). Here, we report two children who received IV HBIg (Hepatect‐CP) and ...
Varicella Zoster-Associated Severe Aplastic Anemia in a Child and Its Successful Treatment with Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation from HLA-5/6-Identical Donor
Background: Varicella zoster virus is very rarely associated with aplastic anemia. Bone marrow transplantation from an HLA-identical sibling is the treatment of choice. Case report: A seven-year-old boy presented with ...
Hemophagocytic Syndrome and Acute Liver Failure Associated with Ethylene Glycol Ingestion: A Case Report
(Taylor & Francis, 2006)
The authors describe a case of accidental ethylene glycol poisoning in an 18-month-old boy who developed hemophagocytic syndrome (HPS). Ethylene glycol is a common substance in various antifreeze preparations. Acute ethylene ...
Atypical Skin Graft-vs.-Host Disease Following Bone Marrow Transplantation in an Infant
Herein, we describe an unusual presentation of acute graft versus host disease (GVHD) mimicking contact dermatitis in an infant who underwent 5/6 HLA-matched bone marrow transplantation (BMT) from his mother for malignant ...
The 8p11 Myeloproliferative Syndrome in A 3-year-Old Child
We read the interesting report by Wong et al. describing 8p11 stem cell syndrome in a 14-year-old Chinese boy . We wish to report our recent observations on a 3-year-old boy with T-cell lymphoma who was referred to the ...
An Unusual Case of Reactive Lymphocytosis Mimicking Acute Leukemia
(Taylor and Francis, 2007)
The diagnosis of acute leukemia is based on a combination of clinical, hematological, morphological, cytogenetic, and immunophenotypic data. The authors report a case of reactive lymphocytosis with extremely elevated ...
A Prompt Graft-Versus-Thalassemia Effect upon Withdrawal of CyclosporineA in A Child Who Received Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation
Stable mixed chimerism is a common event in children with thalassemia major who have undergone bone marrow transplantation (BMT). However, persistence of unstable mixed chimerism in these children is associated with a ...
Transfusion-Transmitted Virus Prevalence in Turkish Patients with Thalassemia
(Taylor & Francis, 2006)
In hematology patients on chronic transfusion regimes, liver diseases are frequent, and mostly related to the agents transmitted by blood products and concominant iron deposition in liver. Besides hepatitis B (HBV) and C ...
Micrococcus Sedentarius Bacteraemia Presenting with Haemophagocytic Syndrome in Previously Healthy Boy
(Taylor and Francis, 2006)
Haemophagocytic syndromes are the clinical manifestation of an increased macrophagic activity with haemophagocytosis. Infection-associated HS was originally described by Risdall in 1979, in viral disease. Since the initial ...
Diamond–Blackfan Anemia Associated Withb-Thalassemia Trait
A 14-month-old boy was referred to our hospital for evaluation of severe anemia. In the bone marrow aspiration smear, normal cellularity with severe erythroblastopenia (3%) was observed. The hemoglobin electrophoresis of ...
Dysplasia and Disorder of cell Membrane Entirety in Iron-Deficiency Anemia
(Taylor and Francis, 2008)
Peripheral blood smears of 43 patients (26 males, median age 18 months, range: 6-180 months) with nutritional iron-deficiency anemia (IDA) were examined for the presence of trilineage hematological dysplasia. Twelve patients ...
Hyperacute Graft-vs.-Host Disease After Related HLA-Identical Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation
haGVHD has been described following bone marrow and peripheral blood stem cell transplantation and in a single case who received unrelated HLA mismatched CB. An unusual case of haGVHD following HLA 6/6-matched sibling CBT ...
Intravenous Immunoglobulin in The Treatment of Severe MethotrexateInduced Acral Erythema
(Wolters Kluwer, 2008)
Two New Cases with Pearson Syndrome and Review of Hacettepe Experience
SUMMARY: Topaloğlu R, Lebre AS, Demirkaya E, Kuşkonmaz B, Coşkun T, Orhan D, Gürgey A, Gümrük F. Two new cases with Pearson syndrome and review of Hacettepe experience. Turk J Pediatr 2008; 50: 572-576. Pearson syndrome ...
Lymphocytic Vacuolization in Lymphocytic Vacuolization in Sialic Acid Storage Disease Acid Storage Disease
Lymphocytic vacuolization in sialic acid storage disease