Leyla Akin

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Fatty liver is a good indicator of subclinical atherosclerosis risk in obese children and adolescents regardless of liver enzyme elevation
    Leyla Akin
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Acta Paediatr 102:e107-13. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint A case of diabetes mellitus associated with Rett syndrome
    Leyla Akin
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 25:197-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Primary adrenal failure due to viral infection in an infant
    Leyla Akin
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Eur J Pediatr 169:887-9. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The association of serum sialic acid with carotid intima-media thickness and anthropometric and metabolic parameters in obese children and adolescents
    Leyla Akin
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Ann Nutr Metab 59:139-44. 2011
  5. pmc Familial glucocorticoid deficiency type 2: a case report
    Leyla Akin
    Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 2:122-5. 2010
  6. pmc Vitamin D deficiency rickets mimicking pseudohypoparathyroidism
    Leyla Akin
    Department of Pediatrics, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 2:173-5. 2010
  7. pmc Melnick-Needles syndrome associated with growth hormone deficiency: a case report
    Leyla Akin
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 1:248-51. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Hook effect: a pitfall leading to misdiagnosis of hypoaldosteronism in an infant with pseudohypoaldosteronism
    Leyla Akin
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Horm Res Paediatr 74:72-5. 2010
  9. pmc Does early treatment prevent deafness in thiamine-responsive megaloblastic anaemia syndrome?
    Leyla Akin
    Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 3:36-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint The absence of insulin resistance in metabolic syndrome definition leads to underdiagnosing of metabolic risk in obese patients
    Selim Kurtoglu
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Eur J Pediatr 171:1331-7. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Fatty liver is a good indicator of subclinical atherosclerosis risk in obese children and adolescents regardless of liver enzyme elevation
    Leyla Akin
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Acta Paediatr 102:e107-13. 2013
    ..Additionally, we wished to investigate the relationship between fatty liver and elevated liver enzymes...
  2. ncbi request reprint A case of diabetes mellitus associated with Rett syndrome
    Leyla Akin
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 25:197-8. 2012
    ..In this work, we report the case of a 9-year-old girl with RS who developed DM at the age of 6. To our knowledge, our patient is the third case reported to date of DM associated with Rett syndrome...
  3. doi request reprint Primary adrenal failure due to viral infection in an infant
    Leyla Akin
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Eur J Pediatr 169:887-9. 2010
    ..She was treated successfully with steroid replacement and ganciclovir. Early diagnosis and treatment is lifesaving in these patients...
  4. doi request reprint The association of serum sialic acid with carotid intima-media thickness and anthropometric and metabolic parameters in obese children and adolescents
    Leyla Akin
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Ann Nutr Metab 59:139-44. 2011
    ..Sialic acid (SA) has been shown to be a strong predictor of cardiovascular mortality in adults. No study in children regarding the association of SA with cardiovascular risks exists in the literature...
  5. pmc Familial glucocorticoid deficiency type 2: a case report
    Leyla Akin
    Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 2:122-5. 2010
    ..We found a homozygous deletion (c. 106+1delG) in intron 3 of MRAP gene. To our knowledge, this is the first Turkish patient reported with FGD type 2 due to a known MRAP mutation...
  6. pmc Vitamin D deficiency rickets mimicking pseudohypoparathyroidism
    Leyla Akin
    Department of Pediatrics, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 2:173-5. 2010
    ..The initial findings of hypocalcemia, hyperphosphatemia and normal tubular reabsorption of phosphate, mimicking PHP 2, responded well to vitamin D and oral Ca treatment with normalization of serum Ca, phosphorus (P), ALP and PTH levels...
  7. pmc Melnick-Needles syndrome associated with growth hormone deficiency: a case report
    Leyla Akin
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 1:248-51. 2009
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  8. doi request reprint Hook effect: a pitfall leading to misdiagnosis of hypoaldosteronism in an infant with pseudohypoaldosteronism
    Leyla Akin
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Horm Res Paediatr 74:72-5. 2010
    ..A repeated test after dilution of the serum revealed a very high level of aldosterone (6,490 pg/ml), confirming the diagnosis of PHA in this case...
  9. pmc Does early treatment prevent deafness in thiamine-responsive megaloblastic anaemia syndrome?
    Leyla Akin
    Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 3:36-9. 2011
    ..It would be premature to draw general conclusions from one case, but we believe that further patient-based observations can shed light on the pathophysiology of this rare syndrome as well as prediction of its prognosis...
  10. doi request reprint The absence of insulin resistance in metabolic syndrome definition leads to underdiagnosing of metabolic risk in obese patients
    Selim Kurtoglu
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Eur J Pediatr 171:1331-7. 2012
    ..In conclusion, IR was prominent in obese patients with and without MS. IDF definition of MS fails to discover individuals with IR, unless it is specifically investigated...
  11. doi request reprint A novel mutation in the MC2R gene causing familial glucocorticoid deficiency type 1
    Mustafa Ali Akin
    Department of Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Neonatology 100:277-81. 2011
    ..Genetic analysis revealed a novel homozygous melanocortin 2 receptor mutation p.Leu225Arg in the patient. The healthy parents were heterozygous for the mutation...
  12. doi request reprint Iodine deficiency: a probable cause of neural tube defect
    Dilek Sarıcı
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Childs Nerv Syst 29:1027-30. 2013
    ..Neural tube defects (NTD) form after third and fourth gestational weeks and their etiologies are multifactorial...
  13. pmc Follow-up during early infancy of newborns diagnosed with subcutaneous fat necrosis
    Mustafa Ali Akin
    Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 3:216-8. 2011
    ..We would like to draw attention to the need to monitor serum calcium levels in these infants and to refrain from initiating vitamin D prophylaxis in the first months of life...
  14. doi request reprint Post-operative subcutaneous fat necrosis in a newborn: a case report
    Mustafa Ali Akin
    Department of Neonatology, Erciyes University School of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    Fetal Pediatr Pathol 30:363-9. 2011
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of a patient in whom ScFN occurred during a commonly performed and relatively short-term "nonhypothermic" operation...
  15. pmc Thyroid hypoplasia as a cause of congenital hypothyroidism in monozygotic twins concordant for Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome
    Mustafa Ali Akin
    Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 3:32-5. 2011
    ..The infants were discharged planning their follow-up by both endocrinology and cardiology units. The rarity of cases of twins with RSTS (concordant) co-existing with CH led us to present this report...
  16. pmc Iodine overload and severe hypothyroidism in two neonates
    Selim Kurtoglu
    Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 1:275-7. 2009
    ..Presenting the two cases, we wanted to draw attention to these preventable causes of hypothyroidism in infants...
  17. doi request reprint Increased endothelial microparticles in obese and overweight children
    Zubeyde Gunduz
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Erciyes University, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 25:1111-7. 2012
    ..In this study, we aimed to evaluate circulating EMPs in obese and overweight children and to disclose the measure of obesity with the strongest relation with circulating microparticles and carotid atherosclerosis...
  18. pmc Congenital hypothyroidism due to maternal radioactive iodine exposure during pregnancy
    Selim Kurtoglu
    Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 4:111-3. 2012
    ..55 pg/mL, free thyroxine 2.9 pg/mL, TSH 452 mU/L, thyroglobulin 20.1 ng/mL). The thyroid gland could not be visualized by ultrasonography. L-thyroxine treatment was initiated...
  19. pmc Fetal-neonatal ovarian cysts--their monitoring and management: retrospective evaluation of 20 cases and review of the literature
    Mustafa Ali Akin
    Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 2:28-33. 2010
    ..A standard guide to management, treatment and follow-up of NOC is not yet available. The aim of this study was to evaluate retrospectively the records of NOC patients from two medical centers...
  20. pmc Neonatal sludge: a finding of congenital hypothyroidism
    Selim Kurtoglu
    Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 1:197-200. 2009
    ..We report herein a case of congenital hypothyroidism, who presented with icterus accompanied with sludge formation into the gallbladder, which disappeared after treatment with L-thyroxine...