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  1. The incidence of thyroid cancer has been increasing among the population less than 20 years of age, especially during the second decade of life. Differentiated papillary thyroid cancer is the most common patho...

    Authors: Mohanned Mohsen, Omar Hamdy, Ahmad Ramadan, Shadi Awny, Khaled Zalata and Mohamed Ezat
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2024 72:10
  2. Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is one of the primary causes of child mortality and morbidity. The primary objective of our research was to assess the value of mean platelet volume (MPV) and D-dimer levels ...

    Authors: Rehab Elmeazawy, Osama Toema and Amira Mobarak
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2024 72:9
  3. Bloody diarrhea in children often indicates a severe gastrointestinal illness. Although infections are the most likely cause, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a close mimic. IBD generally presents with chro...

    Authors: Avanti Saoji, Madhura Kavishwar, Praveen Unki and Surbhi Rathi
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2024 72:8
  4. Recent research has firmly linked the administration of hypotonic fluids with the incidence of hospital-acquired hyponatremia in pediatric patients.

    Authors: Alyaa Ahdy Abdelaziz, Hafez Mahmoud Bazaraa, Sherif Reda Omar, Rasha Ashmawy, Yousra A. El-Maradny and Ramy Mohammed Ghazy
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2024 72:7
  5. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), is the only currently available curative option for SCD. Yet, the eligibility of SCD patients for HSCT is always limited by the significant associated toxicity a...

    Authors: Khaled Salama, Asmaa F. Allam and Yasmeen M. M. Selim
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2024 72:6
  6. Thoracic tumors are a challenge for pediatric surgeons. They comprise a heterogeneous group of neoplasms classified based on histological variety, location, presentation, biological behavior, treatment respons...

    Authors: Izchel Valdez García, Alfa Guadalupe Barraza Tinajero, Nayely Carrillo Ibarra and Sofia Brenes Guzmán
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2024 72:5
  7. Pediatric colorectal cancer, comprising just 1% of childhood cancers, has surged among young individuals, underscoring its significant health impact. Diagnostic challenges arise from atypical presentation and ...

    Authors: Sofia Brenes Guzmán, Edgar Fernando Oliver García, Edgar Guillermo Lazcano Rojas, Alfa Guadalupe Barraza Tinajero, Daniela Hernández Meza, Jose Luis González Chávez, Edgar Melo Camacho and Juan Carlos Nuñez Enríquez
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2024 72:4
  8. Children are increasingly exposed to health risks as a result of adverse effects of climate change, including more frequent and intense extreme weather events, disruption of food systems, an increase in food-,...

    Authors: Ramy Mohamed Ghazy, Asma Saidouni and Sarah Hamed N. Taha
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2024 72:3
  9. Personalized asthma medicine research identifies critical genes like ADRB2 and ADH5 that affect disease and treatment outcomes, necessitating a deeper exploration of these genetic influences on asthma prevalen...

    Authors: Hoda H. Ahmed, Tarek M. Farid, Maha M. A. Abo Hashish, Areef R. Ibrahim, Amr M. Mustafa, Aliaa Ahmed Wahby, Mirhane Hassan, Eman Hany Elsebaie, Abeer Ramadan and Sameh Abdelaziz Mansour
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2024 72:2
  10. Infant anemia has a significant impact on physical and cognitive development, not only in infancy but also throughout their life.

    Authors: Mahmoud Abdelgawad Elattar, Samah Ahmed Gad, Amany Mohamed Abd ela-zziz, Taghreed Salah Elsheikh, Esraa Morshedy Beltagy, Asmaa Nabil Elgamal, Hassan Yousef Elmsri and Vian Abd el halim El refae
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2024 72:1
  11. The testicular appendix is a residual of the paramesonephric and mesonephric duct, most commonly found close to the superior pole of the epididymis as Morgagni’s cyst. Torsion of such cysts is a common event i...

    Authors: Athanasios G. Pegios, Apostolos P. Andronikou, Ioannis Ch. Georgakis and George S. Papouis
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:94
  12. Growing evidence implicates a pro-thrombotic state, caused by ADAMTS13 deficiency, in sepsis-associated organ dysfunction, but pediatric data is limited. Our purpose was to evaluate association of ADAMTS13 wit...

    Authors: Muhammad Said El-Mekkawy, Sara Mahmoud El-Deeb and Maha Fawzy El-Hanafy
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:71
  13. Many years ago, it was proposed that prone positioning and infant massage would benefit preterm and babies with low birth weight.

    Authors: Hanan Mostafa El-sayd, Ghada Mohamed El-Mashad, Mohamed Zakaria Elsaied Mohamed and Zeinab Sabri Abouzouna
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:70
  14. Congenital complete absence of sternal bone or cleft sternum or absent sternum is a very rare and potentially life-threatening birth defect. An association of cleft sternum with tetralogy of Fallot, right aort...

    Authors: Santosh Chavan, Nilima Narkhede and Rajaram Weling
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:69
  15. Differentiating acute myocarditis (AMY) from dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in a patient presenting with acute heart failure and poor systolic function is of utmost importance to initiate timely anti-inflammator...

    Authors: Antoine AbdelMassih, Sonia El-Saiedi, Rana Hendawy, Reem Esmail, Manal AbdelHameed, Alaa Sobeih, Ahmed Kharabish, Nourine Diab, Hanya Gaber, Nadine El-Husseiny and Hala M. Agha
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:68
  16. Constipation is an underestimated but common health problem worldwide, decreasing the quality of life. Functional constipation (FC) is a common pediatric problem, with reported prevalence ranging from 0.7 to 2...

    Authors: Olivia Kameel Shokrey Bastaoros, Mostafa Ahmed Gad, Ayman Emil Eskander, Mourad Alfy Ramzy and Amera Hasnoon
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:67
  17. The dyslipidemia and changes in D-dimer values that occur in children with severe sepsis remain unidentified.

    Authors: Tarek A. Abdelaziz, Mohamed Ali Abdou Mohamed, Weaam Ibrahim Ismail, Ibrahim Ali Ibrahim Idreis and Eman Gamal Baz
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:93
  18. Immature central nervous system, extended stay in the neonatal intensive care unit, and sensory experience deficiency may contribute to oral and gross motor delay in preterm infants. Current study aimed to inv...

    Authors: Erkan Erol, Umut Apaydın, Numan Demir and Bülent Elbasan
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:65
  19. Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is thought to be the most common helminthic infection of central nervous system in India. In children, it has pleomorphic clinical and radiological presentations depending on location ...

    Authors: Sanjay Kumar, Radhamohan Rana, Mahesh Kumar and Aakash Yadav
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:63
  20. The incidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection in pediatric population is less than 7% that too when associated with a urinary tract infection, the presentation is very rare. There have been numerous case reports in ad...

    Authors: Murad Habib, Mansoor Ahmed, Rafi Raza, Sibghatullah Babar and Muhammad Amjad Chaudhary
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:90
  21. Vascular access is a mainstay of pediatric critical care. The selection of the route of access and equipment used will depend on patient- and provider-specific factors, which constantly need revision to achiev...

    Authors: Miriam Magdy Aziz, Hafez Bazaraa, Aly Sayed Aboulmakarem and Dalia Helal
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:62
  22. Rheumatic fever is a long-term inflammatory disease that can happen if group A beta-hemolytic streptococci bacteria are not treated well enough. Rheumatic fever is recognized globally as the leading cause of h...

    Authors: Maha M. A. Abo-Hashish, Azza Mohamed Ahmed, Mohammad Ali Hegazi, Naglaa Abdel Rahman Mosaad, Mona Hammed Ibrahim and Nagwan Yehia Abdel Salam
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:61
  23. Since inflammatory mediators play a crucial role in the pathophysiology of neonatal sepsis. Montelukast, as an anti-inflammatory drug, could be a beneficial therapy. In searching the literature, no previous re...

    Authors: Nouran El-Shehaby, Heba Abdelhameed El-Shahawy, Nehad Nasef, Shadia El-Sallab and Hanan EL-Halaby
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:60
  24. Conventional signs of tamponade include right ventricular and atrial collapse and respiratory variation in mitral inflow velocities. Despite being reliable, they are qualitative in nature and are not well corr...

    Authors: Ahmed Behairy, Amira Esmat El Tantawy, Asmaa Mahmoud Hamed, Antoine AbdelMassih and Sara Tarek
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:92
  25. Vaccination against severe acute respiratory distress syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has gained recognition as a crucial strategy to prevent and reduce the risk of infection, including emerging variants, ...

    Authors: Ramy Mohamed Ghazy, Sally Waheed Elkhadry, Engy Saad Elkaragy, Mona Sayed Aly Hassan Makhlouf, Alyaa Ahdy Abdelaziz and Esraa Abdellatif Hammouda
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:91
  26. Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune connective tissue disorder that is common among women of age group 15–40 years. The novelty in our case is owed to the deceptive demographic characteristics, not o...

    Authors: Khyati Gupta, Vishal Dnyaneshwar Sawant and Sushma Save
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:58
  27. Measles is a common infection in children. Measles infection in children less than 6 months of age is very rare since maternal antibodies play a major role in the prevention of the disease.

    Authors: Suraksha Ramakrishna Sharma, Vishal Sawant, Sushma Uttam Save and Alpana Santosh Kondekar
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:59
  28. Despite the paucity of data supporting their indications, plasma transfusions (PT) are regularly administered for critically ill patients (CIP) in pediatric intensive care units (PICU). The aim of this study w...

    Authors: Mohamed Abdallah Abd El Megied, Laila Hussein Mohamed, Basant Salah Saad Meligy, Yasmin Mohamed Ramadan Eissawy, Hanaa Elsayed Mohammed Ahmed and Ola Soliman Emam Soliman Younis
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:57
  29. Lichen sclerosus is a chronic, progressive, inflammatory skin disease that presents unique challenges, particularly in the pediatric population, where limited data exist regarding its manifestation and optimal...

    Authors: Francesca Caroppo, Roberto Mazzetto and Anna Belloni Fortina
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:89
  30. To share our experience in the management of a specific type of vascular malformations (lymphatic) at a specialized multidisciplinary clinic for vascular anomalies.

    Authors: Amr Abdelhamid AbouZeid, Shaimaa Abdelsattar Mohammad, Nihal Hussein Aly, Wael Ahmed Ghanem, Mohammad Seada, Iman A. Ragab, Osama El-Naggar and Mohamed Aly AbdelBaky
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:88
  31. This study aimed to evaluate the understanding and adherence to child car safety seat (CSS) guidelines among the general population in the Makkah region of Saudi Arabia following the implementation of new traf...

    Authors: A. Alsaeigh, ES. Heji, W. Alamer, MY. Alsubhi, A. Alqurashi and LK. Alsulimani
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:56
  32. Patients with pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (PIBD) are believed to be at higher risk of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection not only due to using of immunosuppressive drugs but also because of repeated bl...

    Authors: Sara Tarek, Ayman E. Eskander, Safa Meshaal, Eman Badr and Asmaa Abd El-Hakeem
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:87
  33. Female hypospadias is a rare congenital anomaly and defined as a female urethral opening on the anterior vaginal wall. Diagnosis is challenging due to its rarity. Different anatomical variations exist dependin...

    Authors: Hooi Hooi Tan and Shung Ken Tan
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:86
  34. Arterial spin-labeling (ASL) imaging is currently the most useful method for diagnosing mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like attack syndrome (MELAS). However, ASL is often an optio...

    Authors: Makoto Shimada, Tae Ikeda, Ryohei Fukui, Katsuhiro Kida, Ryutaro Matsuura, Takuya Akagawa and Sachiko Goto
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:85
  35. Paediatric intensive care units (PICU) experience a big challenge with malnutrition. It significantly impacts the development and prognosis of critically ill patients (CIP). CIP are those who require high reli...

    Authors: Mohamed Abdallah Abd El Megied, Iman Khaled Ayada, Omnia Yahia Abd El Dayem, Ramy Abd El Naser Abd El Wareth, Mohamed Salah Ghonaim, Aya Osama Mohamed and Shereen AbdelMonem Mohamed
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:54
  36. This study assessed the value of measuring both arterial lactate levels and central venous oxygen saturation (ScvO2) in predicting cardiac surgery outcomes in pediatric patients.

    Authors: Alyaa Ahdy Abdelaziz, Fady Mohammed ElGendy, Alaa Atef Hegazy, Mai Hussein and Ramy Mohamed Ghazy
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:84
  37. As double-outlet right ventricle has a wide pathophysiology spectrum, its comprehensive treatment strategy is determined based on relevant factors, such as the location and size of the ventricular septal defect, ...

    Authors: Yuzo Katayama, Sho Isobe, Tsukasa Ozawa and Takeshiro Fujii
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:82
  38. Community-acquired pneumonia represents a noteworthy concern in terms of morbidity and mortality, particularly in countries with lower and middle-income levels. Accurate and timely diagnosis of pneumonia is cr...

    Authors: Shereen A. Mohamed, Hafez M. Bazaraa, Sally K. Ishak, Mohamed H. El-Ghobashy and Maie A. Gommaa
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:83
  39. Asthma is a common and potentially serious chronic disease that imposes a substantial burden on patients, their families, and the community.

    Authors: Khaled Amin Nasef Ahmed, Iman Ali Abd El Aziz, Sara Tarek, Hager Mahmoud Abd El Fattah and Ahmed Said Behairy
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:53
  40. Neonatal jaundice is a common disorder in neonates. Phototherapy is associated with various side effects despite being safe. This research aimed to determine the impact of phototherapy (PT) on eosinophil level...

    Authors: Sara Tarek, Dalia S. Mosallam, Doaa Saber, Nehal Diaa, Omnia Y. Abd El Dayem and Samira Abdelmonem
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:80
  41. Early identification of sickle renovascular changes via renal Doppler sonography among sickle cell disease patients to help in early diagnosis and interventions to prevent progression to end-stage renal disease.

    Authors: Mona Hassan Eltagui, Hadeel M. Seif Eldein, Marwa Abd Elhady, Dalia El-Sayed, Nouran Momen, Yasmeen M. M. Selim and Mai Mohammed Abd EL Salam
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:81
  42. Pediatric endocrine disorders (PED) are a common component of medical health challenges in Saudi Arabia. We aimed to describe the pattern and clinical outcomes of different non-diabetic pediatric endocrine dis...

    Authors: Ahmed Hassan Al-Ghamdi, Abdelhamid Ahmed Fureeh, Rawan Ibrahim Alshawikhat, Fatimah Ali Alshaikh Jafar, Saad Khalid Alamri, Abdulrhman K. Alzahrani, Abdulghani A. Alzahrani, Ahmed Saleh Alghamdi and Ali Abdulrraheem Almathammi
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:66
  43. Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS) is a rare multisystemic autosomal recessive (AR) disorder, which falls under the spectrum of ciliopathic disorders. As BBS is a very rare entity in India, its diagnosis is most ofte...

    Authors: Gargi Ramesh Rekhawar, M. P. Bhavana, Vishal Dnyaneshwar Sawant, Sushma Save and Alpana Kondekar
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:52
  44. Germinal matrix hemorrhage affects 20 to 25% of infants with a low birth weight (less than 1500 g). About one-tenth of them progress to intra-parenchymal hemorrhage, usually during the first days after birth. ...

    Authors: Khaled Amin Nasef Ahmed, Dalia Ahmed Saied, Eman E. L. Sayed Mustafa Megahed, Sara Mahmoud Kamel and Mona Ahmed Kamel
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:79
  45. Pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) admissions can have significant repercussions on families, including financial burdens and psychological distress. Not only do they face the overwhelming concern for their ...

    Authors: Varun Ravindra Jagtap, Sushma Save and Praveen Unki
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:78
  46. COVID-19-related lockdowns had resulted in overburdening on health services. The lockdowns along with anxiety of the disease have resulted in delay in routine vaccination of many under-5 children. The current ...

    Authors: S. S. Dhanawade, R. V. Kawade and V. B. Waghachavare
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:51
  47. Furosemide is the foremost drug used in the management of acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF). By tradition, it was administered as repeated intravenous boluses but fluctuations in intravascular volume an...

    Authors: Marwa Zarzor, Bothina Hasaneen, Mohamed Magdy Abouelkheir and Hanan El-Halaby
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:77
  48. Caroli’s disease is characterized by non-obstructive dilatation of intrahepatic biliary radicals with formation of calculi followed by recurrent episodes of cholangitis. It is a rare congenital malformation an...

    Authors: Abhishek Mishra, Achinta Kumar Mallick, A. K. Singh and Anushree Mishra
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2023 71:76

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