The fall of the regime in Egypt has raised hopes in the Gaza Strip, as Palestinians look for an easing of restrictions at the border.
Before Egypt's mass demonstrations began, it would allow up to 500 Gazans a day to enter Egypt. But only patients, foreign passport holders and people who had special co-ordination with Egyptian intelligence.
The Rafah crossing has been closed for the last few weeks and patients can not get out of Gaza for treatment.
Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports from Gaza