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What is Learned from Measuring Aerobic Capacity in Healthy Children and Young Adults with Cystic Fibrosis

Background: In Cystic Fibrosis (CF), low aerobic capacity (VO2 peak) is a predictor of increased mortality.

Published 17 Sep, 2019

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Creatine Transporter Defect Masquerading as Lujan Syndrome

Lujan syndrome (OMIM #309520; AKA Lujan-Fryns syndrome, X-linked Intellectual Disability-Marfanoid habitus) is an X-linked disorder with intellectual disability, general asthenia, and long narrow face with high palate, small mandible and hyper nasal voice [1-3].

Published 02 Sep, 2019

Case Report

Report a Case of Congenital Adactyly Associated with Intestinal Obstruction in the Third Baby of a Triplet Pregnancy after In Vitro Fertilization

Congenital Adactyly/hypodactylyisan extremely rare musculoskeletal defect consisting of a transverse terminal deficiency of digits.

Published 02 Sep, 2019

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Kap Questionnaire to Assess Maternal Attitude towards Feeding Practices - A Cross-Sectional Study

Introduction: Breast milk provides complete nutrition to the newborn at the same time it develops the emotional bond for love and care for mother.

Published 08 Jul, 2019

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Hydatid Cyst of the Liver Ruptured into the Thorax in a Child

A 6-year-old boy who fell to the ground from a two meters high wall presented to the emergency department for complaints of dyspnea, cough, and abdominal pain of around 10 hours duration.

Published 14 Jun, 2019

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An Unusual Skin Finding Giving a Clue to the Etiology of Stroke

There should be a careful search for the etiology of stroke in children and teenagers.

Published 20 May, 2019

Case Report

ACTA1 Mutation Related Nemaline Myopathy in a Newborn - A Report on a Child with a Novel Mutation

A diagnosis of congenital myopathy, including nemaline myopathy, is an important consideration in babies born with hypotonia.

Published 20 May, 2019

Case Report

Primary Obstructive Megaureter in a Child: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Ureterovesical Junction Obstruction (UVJO) is a rare but important cause of hydroureteronephrosis in childhood.

Published 10 May, 2019

Research Article

Agreement between Transcutaneous Bilirubin and Serum Bilirubin Measurements Before, During and After Phototherapy in Term and Preterm Neonates a Prospective Cohort Study in an Asian Multi-Ethnic Population

Background: Neonatal jaundice occurs commonly in neonates. Serum bilirubin, the gold standard method of assessing the severity of jaundice is a painful, time consuming and costly procedure.

Published 21 Mar, 2019


Vitamin B12: The Missing Vitamin of Vegetarians and Delayed Infants!

Vegetarianism and veganism is a way of life adopted by millions of people all across the world.

Published 14 Jan, 2019

Research Article

Hematologic and Hepatic Anomalies in Pediatric Acute Rheumatic Fever

Anemia and hepatic transaminitis were seen in a cohort of Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF) and were studied.

Published 23 Nov, 2018

Research Article

Status Epilepticus in Children: A Study of 54 Cases

Objectives: To review the clinical character, the management and outcome of status epilepticus in childhood.

Published 19 Nov, 2018


Child Psychiatry Unit, Children’s Hospital, Ain Shams University; a Dream Came True

Pediatric Mental Disorders (PMD) is more prevalent than leukemia, AIDS and diabetes mellitus collectively.

Published 10 Nov, 2018

Research Article

Epigenetic Alteration in Adult Male Testes after Perinatal Exposure to di-(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate

The di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) is widely used as a plasticizer to increase the flexibility in plastic products.

Published 01 Nov, 2018

Case Report

Oral-Facial-Digital Syndrome Type 1 with Fibrocystic Disease of the Liver and Pancreas

Oral-facial-digital syndrome type 1 is a developmental disorder associated with malformation of the oral cavity, face and digits.

Published 17 Sep, 2018


Epigenetics and Childhood Obesity: From Uterus to Childhood

Childhood obesity is already an epidemic in the developed and developing countries, worldwide.

Published 30 Aug, 2018

Research Article

The Risk of Bacteremia in Previously Healthy Children Presenting with Severe Neutropenia and Fever

Previously healthy children who present with fever and newly-discovered isolated neutropenia are often hospitalized and treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics until final cultures are obtained.

Published 28 Jun, 2018

Case Report

Delayed Treatment Response in Pediatric Malaria with Atovaquone-Proguanil

Atovaquone-Proguanil (AP) is frequently utilized for treatment of falciparum malaria.

Published 21 May, 2018


Metabolic Shift toward Succinate Oxidation and Cerebral Reperfusion Injury Following Perinatal Hypoxia-Ischemia

Perinatal Hypoxic-Ischemic (HI) brain injury is one of the predominant causes of permanent neurological handicap in newborn infants [1].

Published 21 May, 2018


Vitamin D Levels in Children with Bronchial Asthma

Bronchial Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways in childhood.

Published 26 Apr, 2018

Case Report

Paradigm in the Management of Recurrent Pancreatic Pseudocyst in Infant: A Case Report and Literature Review

Introduction: The most common causes of pancreatic pseudocysts are gallstones and binge alcohol consumption in adult.

Published 09 Feb, 2018

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Double Switch Procedure ForceTGA with VSD and Sub Pulmonary Stenosis

We describe the problem of Congenitally Corrected Transposition of Great Arteries (ccTGA) with VSD and sub pulmonary stenosis.

Published 31 Jan, 2018


Rapid Identification of Abused Drugs and New Psychoactive Substances in Urine of Adolescents and Young Adult by Ambient Mass Spectrometry

Traditionally, abused drugs and new psychoactive substances present in urine or blood are identified and quantified by Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) and Liquid Chromatography tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) [1-3].

Published 31 Jan, 2018

Research Article

Changes of Steroidogenic Enzymes and Clusterin in Adult Male Offspring after Early Life Stage Exposure to Low Dose Di (2-Ethylhexyl) Phthalate

Exposure to Di (2-Ethylhexyl) Phthalate (DEHP) during early life stage could increase the risk of male reproductive disorders later in life.

Published 18 Dec, 2017

Case Report

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings for Dilated Cardiomyopathy Caused by Pathogenic Disruption of Desmoplakin Gene Influences Decision for Heart Transplantation

Background: Over the past decade, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance imaging (CMR) has come to the fore in evaluation of adults with dilated cardiomyopathy and is increasingly used for pediatric patients.

Published 24 Aug, 2017

Review Article

History and Perspective in the Perinatology: A Comprehensive Literature Review

At the turn of the 20th century and before this time, there was little that a physician could do for premature infants.

Published 16 May, 2017


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