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A journey from being preterm to pediatric neurology

Rana Abdullah AlSheikh, Rawan Abdullah AlSheikh.

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This article highlights the story of two pediatric neurology residents (identical twin sisters Rana and Rawan) who work at the Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine and King Khalid University Hospital (KKUH), King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. They were born in October 1990 in the same hospital (KKUH), following preterm delivery at 33 weeks. Their birth weight was 2000 gm and 1900 gm, respectively. They were admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at KKUH for 2 weeks. Enduring prolonged struggles due to respiratory related conditions and frequent visits to the Emergency Room during their childhood, they excelled in school graduating with high honors throughout elementary, intermediate and secondary schools. They joined the College of Medicine, KKUH and graduated with highest distinction (summa cum laude), and were chosen to join the Saudi Board Pediatric Neurology Fellowship Program at KKUH. Their story was revealed while they were doing a round at the same NICU where they were once cared for 28 years earlier.

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AlSheikh RA, AlSheikh RA. A journey from being preterm to pediatric neurology. Sudan J Paed. 2018; 18(2): 72-73. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1545214668


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AlSheikh, Rana Abdullah, and Rawan Abdullah AlSheikh. 2018. A journey from being preterm to pediatric neurology. Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics, 18 (2), 72-73. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1545214668



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AlSheikh, Rana Abdullah, and Rawan Abdullah AlSheikh. "A journey from being preterm to pediatric neurology." Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics 18 (2018), 72-73. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1545214668



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AlSheikh, Rana Abdullah, and Rawan Abdullah AlSheikh. "A journey from being preterm to pediatric neurology." Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics 18.2 (2018), 72-73. Print. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1545214668



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AlSheikh, R. A. & AlSheikh, . R. A. (2018) A journey from being preterm to pediatric neurology. Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics, 18 (2), 72-73. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1545214668





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