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The HHEX gene is not related to congenital heart disease in 296 Chinese patients.
We collected 296 CHD patients and 200 controls, and classified the cardiac deformities. Then we conducted sequence analyses of the HHEX gene in those patients. In all the CHD patients, we did not find any causative mutations in the coding region of the HHEX gene. To our knowledge, this is the first...
Low iron storage in children with tilt positive neurally mediated syncope.
The mechanisms under neurally mediated syncope (NMS) are not fully understood. This study aimed to assess the level of storage iron in children with different hemodynamic patterns in head-up tilt test. Altogether 210 children (11.31±2.49 years) with syncope or pre-syncope treated between May 2008 an...
Sexual precocity and its treatment.
We reviewed the normal timing and order of puberty, the definition of sexual precocity, the classification of sexual precocity, the differential diagnosis of sexual precocity, variations in pubertal development, the diagnosis of sexual precocity, and the treatment of sexual precocity. Sexual precoci...
Colonic adenocarcinoma as a secondary malignancy after treatment of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma.
We report a rare case of colon cancer after treatment of rhabdomyosarcoma. Colorectal adenocarcinoma must be kept in mind as a secondary neoplasm following treatment for early childhood malignancies although it is extremely rare....
The first reported HLCS gene mutation causing holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency in a Vietnamese patient.
Holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency is an inborn error of biotin metabolism leading to multiple carboxylase deficiency which is often biotin responsive. This disease is believed to be relatively common among the Asian population. A 6-year-old Vietnamese boy presented with recurrent episodes of sev...
Incidence of pediatric metachronous contralateral inguinal hernia in children aged ≥1 year.
We performed herniorraphy for patients ≥1 year with initial unilateral hernia at one-day-set outpatient-surgery department without any intervention of contralateral groin. In this study, we reviewed the characteristics of development of MCIH in this condition and discuss the management strategies of...
Acute phase 99mTc-dimercaptosuccinic acid scan in infants with first episode of febrile urinary tract infection.
99mTc-dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) scan is the golden standard for the diagnosis of acute pyelonephritis and renal scaring. We investigated the use of acute phase DMSA scan in infants presented promptly to the hospital because of the first episode of their febrile urinary tract infection (UTI).
Micronutrients deficiency and associated sociodemographic factors in Chinese children.
Our findings in the recent socioeconomic development of China suggest the need for continuous monitoring of nutritional factors and highlight the importance of public health implication in preschool children even in developed regions....
Dying with parents: an extreme form of child abuse.
Filicide is the tragic crime of murdering one's own child. This report aims to summarize all such cases involving filicide with suicide and analyze possible risk factors pertinent to the city of Hong Kong. All cases involving filicide with suicide between 1998 and 201...
Recurrent bacterial meningitis caused by an occult basilar skull fracture.