The Karakaya family went to many doctors after their 9-year-old daughter, Elif, became infected with the coronavirus and complained of pain, weakness and weakness in her muscles. The presence of a deep tendon reflex in the elf made it difficult to diagnose. Pediatric Neurology Specialist at Medicana International Istanbul Hospital, with a recommendation. Dr. The Karakaya family, who came to Afsin Dejakam, learned that their daughter had Guillain-Barr সিন syndrome, which is seen in 1 in 100,000. exp dr. Elif, who could not even stand the treatment applied by Afsin Dezkam, started running within 3 days. Coronavirus has opened the door to other diseases, said Dr. Afsin Dejakam called the families and said, “If they see any symptoms like weakness, muscle aches, loss of sensation in the nervous system, they should apply to the doctors immediately.” If there is any disease, it should be treated immediately, otherwise the life of the children may be endangered.
“We have some difficulty in diagnosing Elif.”
Guillain-Barr রোগ disease is a very rare disease in one in 100 people, said Dr. Afsin Dezkam says the disease is associated with viral and bacterial infections such as influenza and diarrhea. Dr. Afsin Dejakam talks about the process of diagnosis as follows:
“The disease also occurs after coronavirus. A month and a half later, we found Guillain-Barr রোগ disease in our corona-infected patients. There is research on this. We had some difficulty in diagnosing Elif because its signs and symptoms were different from Guillain-Barr রোগ’s disease. Our patient appealed to us in late May with signs of weakness and inability to walk. He also consulted with a few doctors before coming to us, but the doctors, seeing the deep tendon reflex results, removed the Guillain-Barr রোগ disease from their minds. This is because of the deep tendon reflexes that are lost in Guillain-Barr রোগ disease. We’ve done some methods, but we haven’t found much evidence that the disease is Guillain-Barr রোগ disease. But because of our suspicions, we started treating the child. When Elif came to us, he could not walk at all. After 3 days, the pain in his legs and pins and needles go away and he starts walking or running.
“Elf was having a hard time coming here.”
Dr. stressed that the disease can be worse if not treated. “We have applied intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) to treat the disease,” said Afsin Dezkam. We have three methods, but the most powerful and least side effect is IVIG. We started treating our patients with IVIG and through this treatment the immunoglobulin made to attack the body’s own cells becomes ineffective. If the disease is not treated, muscle weakness can gradually increase and affect the respiratory muscles. Meanwhile, when Elif came here, he was having trouble breathing and his respiratory muscles were also affected. This is especially dangerous when those muscles are affected. The patient may be attached to the ventilator and we may lose the child. Fortunately, we started treatment and got good results, “he said.
Dr. Addressing the families, Afsin Dezkam said, “Parents of children infected with coronavirus should be a little more careful. If they notice symptoms such as weakness, muscle aches, loss of sensation in the nervous system, they should consult a physician immediately. If there is a disease, it should be treated, otherwise the life of the children may be endangered.
“She couldn’t get up. She was lying on my lap for three days.”
Elif’s father, Musa Karakaya, describes the process they went through as follows:
“Earlier, I took Elif to two hospitals. We couldn’t find a solution. They looked at his analysis and staff and said it was clear. When they said it was clear, I told my wife to take our child to Medicana. I had a work accident before and here I had an operation on my shoulder. I believe in the paramedics of this hospital. Here a teacher I know instructed us in Afsin. Elif couldn’t get up at all, he was always in bed, I carried him on my lap for three days. We brought it here on the 26th and it started to improve after 3 days. Now, thanks to God, he is healthy and able to walk and run. ”
“The baby started walking like a miracle in three days.”
Elif’s mother, Nurkan Karakaya, 45, said: “It was a very difficult process. The child cannot walk, the person does not know what to do. We were carrying it in our laps, the last time we brought it here, and the baby started walking like a miracle in three days. She is OK now, thank God. It is better to hold your hand than to carry it in my lap. She can run and play with the children.