Topics in 2015

  • MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES. AN UPDATE. SINCE 2015. Guest Editors: C. Mecucci and M.T. Voso. More...
  • BACTERIAL INFECTIONS IN HEMATOLOGIC PATIENTS:  AN UPDATE. SINCE 2015.Guest Editors F. Aversa and M. Tumbarello More...

Review Articles

MODERN IMMUNOTHERAPY OF ADULT B-LINEAGE ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA WITH MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES AND CHIMERIC ANTIGEN RECEPTOR MODIFIED T CELLS

Elena Maino, Anna Maria Scattolin, Piera Viero, Rosaria Sancetta, Anna Pascarella, Michele Vespignani, Renato Bassan
Abstract 1685 | PDF Downloads 984 HTML Downloads 16845 Bassan Fig.1 Downloads 0 Bassan Fig.2 Downloads 0 Bassan Fig.4 Downloads 0 Fig.3 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.001

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DRUG THERAPY IN THE PROGRESSED CML PATIENT WITH MULTI-TKI FAILURE

Ibrahim C. Haznedaroglu
Abstract 276455 | PDF Downloads 1306 HTML Downloads 3707 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.014

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CURRENT ROLE OF AUTOLOGOUS AND ALLOGENEIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION FOR RELAPSED AND REFRACTORY HODGKIN LYMPHOMA

Luca Castagna, Carmelo Carlo-Stella, Rita Mazza, Armando Santoro
Abstract 2084 | PDF Downloads 1063 HTML Downloads 4319 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.015

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REFRACTORY THROMBOCYTOPENIA AND NEUTROPENIA: A DIAGNOSTIC CHALLENGE

Emmanuel Gyan, François Dreyfus, Pierre Fenaux
Abstract 11566 | PDF Downloads 1102 HTML Downloads 3976 Cover letter Downloads 0 Figure 1 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.018

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RARE CYTOGENETIC ABNORMALITIES IN MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES

Julie Schanz, Friederike Braulke, Detlef Haase
Abstract 2811 | PDF Downloads 1132 HTML Downloads 10215 Figures Haase Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.034

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IMPORTANCE OF CLASSICAL MORPHOLOGY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROME

Rosangela Invernizzi, Federica Quaglia, Matteo Giovanni Della Porta
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RECENT ADVANCES IN THE 5Q- SYNDROME

Andrea Pellagatti, Jacqueline Boultwood
Abstract 2080 | PDF Downloads 1272 HTML Downloads 3434 Pellagatti Fig 1 Downloads 0 Pellagatti Fig. 2 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.037

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NEW INSIGHT ON EPIDEMIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF BACTERIAL BLOODSTREAM INFECTION IN PATIENTS WITH HEMATOLOGICAL MALIGNACIES

Sara Lo Menzo, Giulia la Martire, Giancarlo Ceccarelli, Mario Venditti
Abstract 2365 | PDF Downloads 993 HTML Downloads 7823 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.044

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BACTERIAL INFECTIONS IN HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS

Elisa Balletto, Malorzata Mikulska
Abstract 2103 | PDF Downloads 1247 HTML Downloads 3289 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.045

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NASAL NK/T- CELL LYMPHOMA. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF A MEXICAN POPULATION

Augustine Avilès
Abstract 1217 | PDF Downloads 624 HTML Downloads 1707 Tables Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.052

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BACTERIAL INFECTIONS FOLLOWING SPLENECTOMY FOR MALIGNANT AND NONMALIGNANT HEMATOLOGIC DISEASES

Giuseppe Leone, Eligio Pizzigallo
Abstract 3650 | PDF Downloads 1335 HTML Downloads 7904 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.057

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Original Articles

OCCURRENCE OF SECONDARY MALIGNANCIES IN CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKEMIA DURING THERAPY WITH IMATINIB MESYLATE-SINGLE INSTITUTION EXPERIENCE

Grzegorz Helbig, Grazyna Bober, Marek Seweryn, Ryszard Wichary, Andrzej Tukiendorf, Lech Sedlak, Tomasz Oleksy, Slawomira Kyrcz-Krzemien
Abstract 1724 | PDF Downloads 762 HTML Downloads 1930 Characteristic of study group Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.003

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PREVALENCE OF ALPHA THALASSEMIA IN MICROCYTIC ANEMIA: A TERTIARY CARE EXPERIENCE FROM NORTH INDIA

Monica Sharma, Sanjay Pandey, Ravi Ranjan, Tulika Seth, Renu Saxena
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DIAGNOSTIC VALUE OF BRONCHOALVEOLAR LAVAGE IN LEUKEMIC AND BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT PATIENTS: THE IMPACT OF ANTIMICROBIAL THERAPY

John Norman Greene, Abraham Tareq Yacoub, Dani Thomas, Carol Yuan, Frank Walsh, David Solomon, Skai Schwartz, Arthur Andrews
Abstract 1561 | PDF Downloads 591 HTML Downloads 2155 Table 1 Downloads 0 Table 2 Downloads 0 Table 3 Downloads 0 Table 4 Downloads 0 Table 5 Downloads 0 Tble 6 Downloads 0 Cover Letter Downloads 0 Greene Tab.7 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.002

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THE FREQUENCY OF ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY IN ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS WITH THALASSEMIA MAJOR VERSUS THALASSEMIA INTERMEDIA IN IRAN

Sara Matin, Masoud Ghanei Jahromi, Zohreh Karemizadeh, Sezaneh Haghpanah, Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf Soliman, Mehran Karimi
Abstract 1457 | PDF Downloads 645 HTML Downloads 9425 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.005

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PROGNOSTIC IMPACT OF NEUROPILIN-1 EXPRESSION IN EGYPTIAN CHILDREN WITH B-LINEAGE ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA

adel abd elhaleim hagag, Nahla A Nosair
Abstract 1208 | PDF Downloads 526 HTML Downloads 2039 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.009

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FACTORS INFLUENCING ADHERENCE TO IMATINIB IN INDIAN CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKEMIA PATIENTS: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY

Jyotsna Kapoor, Narendra Agrawal, Rayaz Ahmad, Sanjeev Kumar Sharma, Anshul Gupta, Dinesh Bhurani
Abstract 1273 | PDF Downloads 760 HTML Downloads 1675 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.013

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STUDY OF SERUM HAPTOGLOBIN LEVEL AND ITS RELATION TO ERYTHROPOIETIC ACTIVITY IN BETA THALASSEMIA CHILDREN .

Seham Ragab, Manal A. Safan, Eman A. Badr
Abstract 1647 | PDF Downloads 858 HTML Downloads 2524 Study of serum haptoglobin level in thalassemia Downloads 0 Figures Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.019

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CLINICOPATHOLOGICAL PROFILE OF SALMONELLA TYPHI AND PARATYPHI INFECTIONS PRESENTING AS FEVER OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN IN A TROPICAL COUNTRY.

Nayyar Iqbal, Aneesh Basheer, Sudhagar Mookkappan, Anita Ramdas, Renu G'Boy Varghese, Somanath Padhi, Bhairappa Shrimanth, Saranya Chidambaram, Anandhalakshmi S, Reba Kanungo
Abstract 3385 | PDF Downloads 804 HTML Downloads 4615 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.021

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RELIABILITY OF DIFFERENT RBC INDICES AND FORMULAS IN DISCRIMINATING BETWEEN ?-THALASSEMIA MINOR AND OTHER CAUSES OF MICROCYTIC HYPOCHROMIC ANEMIA

Elahe Bordbar, Mehdi Taghipour, Beth E Zucconi
Abstract 1437 | PDF Downloads 876 HTML Downloads 14498 Untitled Downloads 0 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.022

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THE ROLE OF THE CAROTID DOPPLER EXAMINATION IN THE EVALUATION OF ATHEROSCLEROTIC CHANGES IN BETA THALASSEMIA PATIENTS

Gehan Lotfy Abdel Hakeem, hoda Abdel kereem Abdel Samei, Ashraf mohamed El Shereif, Ahlam mohamed ismail
Abstract 1748 | PDF Downloads 646 HTML Downloads 2890 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.023

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DISSEMINATED HISTOPLASMOSIS IN IMMUNOCOMPETENT INDIVIDUALS- NOT A SO RARE ENTITY

Dibyendu De, Uttam Kumar Nath
Abstract 1760 | PDF Downloads 791 HTML Downloads 2042 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.028

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NUTRITIONALLY VARIANT STREPTOCOCCI BACTEREMIA IN CANCER PATIENTS: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY, 1999-2014

Abraham Tareq Yacoub, Jayasree Krishnan, Ileana M. Acevedo, Joseph Halliday, John Norman Greene
Abstract 1380 | PDF Downloads 705 HTML Downloads 3837 Cover Letter Downloads 0 Figure 1 Downloads 0 Figure 2 Downloads 0 Table 1 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.030

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PERCEPTION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE WORKERS ABOUT PATIENTS WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE AFTER AN EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION

Ludmila Mourão Xavier Gomes, Marcos Borato Viana, Igor Alcântara Pereira
Abstract 1686 | PDF Downloads 734 HTML Downloads 1598 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.031

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EFFECT OF NEBULIZED COLISTIN ON THE VENTILATOR CIRCUIT: A PROSPECTIVE PILOT CASE-CONTROL STUDY FROM A SINGLE CANCER CENTER

Iyad M Ghonimat, Lama H Nazer, Flsteen Aqel, Mohammad K Mohammad, Feras I Hawari, Jennifer Le
Abstract 1355 | PDF Downloads 562 HTML Downloads 1768 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.032

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BACTERIAL EPIDEMIOLOGY AND ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE IN THE SURGERY WARDS OF A LARGE TEACHING HOSPITAL IN SOUTHERN ITALY

Silvano Esposito, Renato Gioia, Giuseppe De Simone, Silvana Noviello, Sebastiano Leone
Abstract 1745 | PDF Downloads 952 HTML Downloads 1285 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.040

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GOOD OUTCOME FOR VERY HIGH RISK ADULT B-CELL ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKAEMIA CARRYING GENETIC ABNORMALITIES t(4;11)(q21;q23) or t(9;22)(q34;q11), IF PROMPTLY SUBMITTED TO ALLOGENEIC TRANSPLANTATION, AFTER OBTAINING A GOOD MOLECULAR REMISSION.

Matteo Parma, Clara Vigano', Monica Fumagalli, Federica Colnaghi, Arianna Colombo, Federica Mottadelli, Vincenzo Rossi, Elena Elli, Elisabetta Terruzzi, Angelo Belotti, Giovanni Cazzaniga, Enrico Maria Pogliani, Pietro Pioltelli
Abstract 1770 | PDF Downloads 792 HTML Downloads 1138 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.041

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DISTRIBUTION OF DNA DAMAGE REPAIR GENE POLYMORPHISM hOGG1, XRCC1 and p53 AMONG SICKLE CELL DISEASE PATIENTS IN INDIA

Sudhansu Sekhar Nishank
Abstract 1190 | PDF Downloads 546 HTML Downloads 1380 Table Genotype and allele frequencies of hOGG1 codon 326 Ser>Cys and p53 72Arg>Pro polymorphisms among SCD patients and control group Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.046

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INFLUENCE OF SICKLE CELL GENE ON THE ALLELIC DIVERSITY AT THE MSP-1 LOCUS OF PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM IN ADULT PATIENTS WITH SEVERE MALARIA

Dilip Kumar Patel, Ranjeet Singh Mashon, Prasanta Purohit, Siris Patel, Satyabrata Meher, Snehadhini Dehury, Chhatray Marndi, Kishalaya Das, Bipin Kishore Kullu, Padmalaya Das
Abstract 1146 | PDF Downloads 594 HTML Downloads 6091 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.050

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CYTOMEGALOVIRUS REACTIVATION IN ADULT RECIPIENTS OF AUTOLOGOUS STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION: A SINGLE CENTER EXPERIENCE

omar ziad alrawi, fawzi abdel-latif abdel-rahman, rula alnajjar, husam abujazar, mourad salam, mustafa saad
Abstract 1166 | PDF Downloads 597 HTML Downloads 852 figures Downloads 0 table 1 Downloads 0 table2 Downloads 0 table3 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.049

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DEMOGRAPHICAL, VIRO-IMMUNOLOGICAL, CLINICAL AND THERAPEUTICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF HIV INFECTED PATIENTS IN A “EPIDEMIOLOGICALLY UNEXPLORED” REGION OF ITALY (CALABRIA REGION): THE CALABRHIV COHORT.

Maria Concetta Postorino, Filippo Luciani, Carmelo Mangano, Maria Stella Carpentieri, Paolo Scerbo, Armando Priamo, Giuseppina Berardelli, Roberto Marino, Alfredo Vallone, Nicola Serrao, Vincenzo Pisani, Chiara Costa, Albano Terremoto, Giuseppe Foti, Lucio Cosco, Massimo Calderazzo, Domenico Corigliano, Preziosa Scordo, Carlo Torti, Alessio Strazzulla
Abstract 1279 | PDF Downloads 545 HTML Downloads 1171 Figure 1 Downloads 0 Figure 2 Downloads 0 Figure 3 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.054

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Case Reports

Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis in a Sickle Cell Patient Transplant Recipient: A Successful Treatment

Katia Paciaroni, Gioia De Angelis, Cristiano Gallucci, Cecilia Alfieri, Michela Ribersani, Andrea Roveda, Antonella Isgrò, Marco Marziali, Ivan Pietro Aloi, Alessandro Inserra, Javid Gaziev, Pietro Sodani, Guido Lucarelli
Abstract 1536 | PDF Downloads 793 HTML Downloads 1848 Lung computed tomography CT scan image Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.006

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Postpandemic influenza A/H1N1pdm09 is still causing severe perinatal complications

Hein Bogers, Dominique Bos, Sam Schoenmakers, Johannes J Duvekot
Abstract 997 | PDF Downloads 741 HTML Downloads 1937 Cover letter Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.007

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Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: an unusual complication in Orientia tsutsugamushi disease (scrub typhus).

Aneesh Basheer, Somanath Padhi, Vinoth Boopathy, Saumyaranjan Mallick, Shashikala Nair, Renu G'Boy Varghese, Reba Kanungo
Abstract 3348 | PDF Downloads 1166 HTML Downloads 4174 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.008

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Brain abscesses caused by Nocardia paucivorans in a multiple myeloma patient treated with lenalidomide and dexamethasone: a case report and review of literature.

Jacopo Monticelli, Roberto Luzzati, Cristina Maurel, Chiara Rosin, Romina Valentinotti, Claudio Farina
Abstract 1270 | PDF Downloads 837 HTML Downloads 6419 original file with images Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.011

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NF- ?B Essential Modulator Deficiency Leading to Disseminated Cutaneous Atypical Mycobacteria

Jonathan Braue, Vagishwari Murugesan, Steven Holland, Nishit Patel, Eknath Naik, Jennifer Leiding, Abraham Tareq Yacoub, Carlos N Prieto-Granada, John Norman Greene
Abstract 1270 | PDF Downloads 726 HTML Downloads 10629 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.010

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Osteolytic bone lesions – A rare presentation of AML M6.

Geetha N., Sreelesh KP, Priya Mary Jacob, Lali VS, Rekha A Nair
Abstract 1420 | PDF Downloads 719 HTML Downloads 7694 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.017

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Acquired Hemophilia A successfully treated with rituximab

Giovanni D'Arena, Elvira Grandone, Matteo Nicola Dario Di Minno, Pellegrino Musto, Giovanni Di Minno
Abstract 1422 | PDF Downloads 834 HTML Downloads 1406 Figure 1 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.024

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ClinicaI Reversible Myelopathy in T-Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma Treated with Nelarabine and Radiotherapy: Report of a Case and Review of Literature of an Increasing Complication

Maria Chiara Tisi, Giuseppe Ausoni, Maria Gabriella Vita, Tommaso Tartaglione, Mario Balducci, Luca Laurenti, Patrizia Chiusolo, Stefan Hohaus, Simona Sica
Abstract 1912 | PDF Downloads 709 HTML Downloads 1555 Fig 1 Downloads 0 Tab I Downloads 0 Cover Letter Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.025

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A Case of Rupioid Syphilis Masquerading as Aggressive Cutaneous Lymphoma

Jonathan Braue, Thomas Hagele, Abraham Tareq Yacoub, Suganya Mannivanan, Frank Glass, Lubomir Sokol, John Norman Greene
Abstract 1652 | PDF Downloads 652 HTML Downloads 4732 Cover Letter Downloads 0 Figure 2 Downloads 0 Figure 1 Downloads 0 Figure 3 Downloads 0 Figure 4 Downloads 0 Figure Legend Downloads 0 Table 1 Downloads 0 Table 2 Downloads 0 Table 3 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.026

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Leukocyte derived chemotaxin 2 (ALECT2) amyloidosis

Uday P Kulkarni, Anna Valson, Anila Korula, Vikram Mathews
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Management of meningitis caused by multi drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: clinical, microbiological and pharmacokinetic results in a patient treated with colistin methanesulfonate

Elisabetta Schiaroli, Maria Bruna Pasticci, Maria Iris Cassetta, Stefania Fallani, Corrado Castrioto, Matteo Pirro, Andrea Novelli, Lucia Henrici De Angelis, Marco Maria D'Andrea, Maria Lina Mezzatesta, Franco Baldelli, Antonella Mencacci
Abstract 1335 | PDF Downloads 886 HTML Downloads 830 COVER LETTER Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.055

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MJHID Educational Clinical Cases

An unusual cause of anemia and encephalopathy

Sanjeev Kumar Sharma, Dharma Choudhary, Anil Handoo, Gaurav Dhamija, Gaurav Kharya, Vipin Khandelwal, Mayank Dhamija, Sweta Kothari
Abstract 2114 | PDF Downloads 615 HTML Downloads 1419 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.036

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Letters to the Editor

Liver iron concentration and liver impairment in relation to serum IGF-1 levels in thalassaemia major patients: A retrospective study

Vincenzo De Sanctis, Ashraf T Soliman, Giancarlo Candini, Christos Kattamis, Giuseppe Raiola, Heba Elsedfy
Abstract 1236 | PDF Downloads 753 HTML Downloads 768 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.016

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High level of HBV DNA virus in the breast milk seems not to contraindicate breastfeeding

Ana Montoya-Ferrer, Astrid Marina Zorrilla, Johannes Viljoen, Jean Pierre Moles, Marie-Louise Newell, Philippe Van de Perre, Edouard Tuaillon
Abstract 1347 | PDF Downloads 567 HTML Downloads 846 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2015.042

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