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      Association of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection with Henoch-Schonlein purpura. 

      Yiallouros, Panayiotis K.; Moustaki, Maria; Voutsioti, A.; Sharifi, F.; Karpathios, Themistocles (2013)
      We present a child with Henoch-Schonlein purpura and Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection, an association that was rarely described in the literature. The infection was confirmed serologically and by using PCR.
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      Associations of body fat percent and body mass index with childhood asthma by age and gender 

      Yiallouros, Panayiotis K.; Lamnisos, Demetris; Kolokotroni, Ourania; Moustaki, Maria; Middleton, Nicos (2013)
      Objective High body mass index (BMI) has been shown to be associated with asthma, but the pattern of this association is still unclear and may differ by gender or stage of puberty. BMI is only a proxy of adiposity, whereas ...
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      Bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy due to Chlamydia pneumoniae infection 

      Fretzayas, Andrew; Moustaki, Maria; Priftis, K. N.; Yiallouros, Panayiotis K.; Paschalidou, M.; Nicolaidou, P. (2011)
      We here report a 5-year-old boy who presented with cough and bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy with a family history of sarcoidosis. The laboratory investigations did not confirm this diagnosis. The child was serologically ...
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      HSV-2 meningitis disseminated from a herpetic whitlow 

      Karpathios, Themistocles; Moustaki, Maria; Yiallouros, Panayiotis K.; Sarifi, F.; Tzanakaki, G.; Fretzayas, Andrew (2012)
      HSV-2 meningitis is uncommon in childhood and is mainly associated with genital lesions or a history of sexual abuse. A 7-year-old boy with recurrent herpetic whitlow developed HSV-2 meningitis. HSV-2 was identified in the ...
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      Miller-Fisher syndrome in association with enterovirus infection 

      Moustaki, Maria; Gika, Artemis; Fretzayas, Andrew; Voutsioti, A.; Yiallouros, Panayiotis K.; Karpathios, Themistocles (2012)
      Miller-Fisher is a rare syndrome of childhood that presents with external ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, and areflexia. It has been mainly associated with a preceding Campylobacter infection and less commonly with other bacterial ...
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      Prevalence of asthma and allergies in children from the Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot communities in Cyprus: A bi-communal cross-sectional study 

      Lamnisos, Demetris; Moustaki, Maria; Kolokotroni, Ourania; Koksoy, H.; Faiz, Muharrem; Arifoglu, Kenan; Milton, Donald K.; Middleton, Nicos; Yiallouros, Panayiotis K. (2013)
      Background: The Greek-Cypriot (G/C) and Turkish-Cypriot (T/C) communities have lived apart since 1974, with the former presumably adopting a more westernized way of life. We estimated the prevalence of asthma and allergies ...
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      Severe jaundice in two children with kawasaki disease: A possible association with gilbert syndrome 

      Karpathios, Themistocles; Moustaki, Maria; Yiallouros, Panayiotis K.; Sharifi, F.; Attilakos, Achilleas; Papadopoulou, A.; Fretzayas, Andrew (2012)
      Kawasaki disease is a systemic vasculitis, mainly encountered in children. It may affect any organ. Acute cholestasis and severe obstructive jaundice is an atypical manifestation of the disease. We herein present two ...
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      Shewanella putrefaciens bacteraemia associated with terminal ileitis 

      Yiallouros, Panayiotis K.; Mavri, Antonia; Attilakos, Achilleas; Moustaki, Maria; Leontsini, Fani; Karpathios, Themistocles (2013)
      Shewanella putrefaciens has a wide geographical distribution, including sea- and fresh water, fish and soil, but it is an unusual pathogen in humans. A previously healthy boy without known immunodeficiency presented with ...