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Hereditary hyperferritinemia cataract syndrome as a cause of childhood hyperferritinemia
A 2-year-old female was presented with high levels of serum ferritin (890 ng/mL) in a routine blood test. Clinical and laboratory investigations excluded the presence of iron overload and secondary causes of hyperferritinemia. ...
Uric acid induces caspase-1 activation, IL-1β secretion and P2X7 receptor dependent proliferation in primary human lymphocytes
Background: Urate through Nacht Domain, Leucine-Rich Repeat, and pyrin domain-containing protein 3 (NALP3) dependent caspase-1 activation stimulates macrophages to secrete inteleukin-1β (IL-1β). Purinergic receptor P2X7 ...
FIP1L1-PDGFRA molecular analysis in the differential diagnosis of eosinophilia
Background: Primary eosinophlia associated with the FIP1L1-PDGFRA rearrangement represents a subset of chronic eosinophilic leukaemia (CEL) and affected patients are very sensitive to imatinib treatment. This study was ...