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2021-01-15 Research Article


Evaluation of influence of IL-6 C-572G gene polymorphism and clinical factors on positive platelet antibody test

Jeong-Shi Lin*, Li-Hsuan Lee, Hsueng-Mei Liu, Ying-Ju Chen and Tzeon-Jye Chiou*


Background: Interleukin-6 () promotes antibody production. The objective of this study was to investigate whether IL-6 C-572G single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) and clinical factors are associated with positive platelet antibody test.

Materials and methods: Thirty …

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2021-01-11 Case Report


Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS): A case with adverse reaction to three drugs alternately administered

Sergio Manieri*, Maria P Mirauda, Fabiola De Gregorio, Carmela Colangelo, Maria Tagliente, Rosaria Abate, Luciana Romaniello, Rosa Lapolla and Donatello Salvatore


Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome is a severe multiorgan hypersensitivity reaction mostly caused by several eliciting drugs in patients with a genetic predisposition. Incidence of DRESS in children is very variable, frome 1:1000 to 1:10.00…

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2020-12-21 Research Article


Parents’ perception of the school nurse’s role

Diane Gillooly*, Ganga Mahat and Patricia Paradiso


Background: School nurses possess an essential role in treating and helping children maintain health. However, the full scope of their role has not been identified by parents. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to explore parents’ perceptions of the role of the scho…

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2020-12-08 Case Report


A rare case of acute necrotising pancreatitis in a paediatric patient

Lizeri Jansen*, Gabrielle Colleran, Ikechukwu Okafor and Nuala Quinn


The diagnosis of acute necrotising pancreatitis is a rare event in the Paediatric Emergency Department (ED).

We report a case of acute pancreatitis in a paediatric patient, diagnosed in our ED, a tertiary level paediatric hospital.

This child presented wit…

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2020-12-08 Mini Review


A girl with a stiff neck

G Carlone, A Prisco, F Vittoria, E Barbi and M Carbone


Juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) is a rare form of non-Langherans cell histiocytosis (non-LCH) observed almost exclusively in infants and young children. It is rarely systemic, involving extracutaneous sites, such as the liver, lungs, spleen, kidney, pancreas, bone or central n…

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2020-11-23 Case Report


A rare case report on pediatric shellfish allergy

Ananta Jois and Betsy Mathew*

Shellfish are extensively consumed worldwide because of their nutritional value. In general they are good sources of low-fat protein rich in several essential vitamins and minerals as well as in the essential nutrients omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 LCPUFAs) [1].

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2020-11-19 Review Article


Premature ovarian insufficiency in children: Etiology, clinical management and treatment

Ke Yuan and Chunlin Wang*


Premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) is a rare disease, especially in children and adolescents. It was previously called premature ovarian failure (POF). It can be manifested as delayed puberty, primary or secondary amenorrhea that occurred before the age of 40 years with no…

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2020-09-29 Review Article


Child neglect – still a neglected problem in the global world: A review

Björn Tingberg and Doris Nilsson*


Child neglect is a global problem that involves large costs for both the individual and for society. This article is based on published reviews and meta-analyses in the field of child neglect between 1980 and 2018. Of a total of 433 articles, 13 was included, main Data bases h…

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2020-09-01 Mini Review


Air pollution and respiratory health

Raj Kumar

As per report of WHO  [1] (World Health Organization), air pollution (ambient/outdoor and household/indoor air pollution) kills an estimated seven million people worldwide every year largely as a result of increased mortality from stroke, heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,…

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2020-07-17 Research Article


The practice of self-medication in children by their mothers in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo

Astrid Mukemo Katumbo, Thierry Sonny Tshiningi, Judith Sangwa Sinanduku, Loriot Kayinga Mudisu, Peggy Mulunda Mwadi, Olivier Mukuku*, Oscar Numbi Luboya and Françoise Kaj Malonga


Self-medication is a common practice in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). There are few studies on mothers’ practice of self-medication in children in DRC. Trying to draw an inventory of this practice, we carried out a survey of self-medication of children under 12 yea…

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