Alexander Mali

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BACKGROUND Mutations in lipase H (LIPH) are a rare cause of autosomal recessive hypotrichosis (HT) simplex. OBJECTIVE In this study, we investigated the clinical and molecular basis of HT simplex with woolly hair in 3 nonrelated families. METHODS Three families of Jewish, Arab Muslim, and Italian origin that presented with HT with woolly hair were(More)
The increased rate of cesarean sections in recent decades has brought with it an increase in the frequency of placenta accreta. There are direct correlations between previous cesarean deliveries and also maternal age, with the risk of placenta accreta. There is also a direct correlation between placenta accreta and placenta previa. The risk of placenta(More)
Although the association of alopecia areata (AA) and vitiligo occurring in the same patient has been frequently reported in the literature, the colocalization of AA and vitiligo is very rare. We report for the first time an adult patient with anatomic concurrence of AA and vitiligo on the scalp. Even though both AA and vitiligo are thought to have the same(More)
The authors report the development of a papulosquamous psoriatic-like skin eruption following the introduction of mycophenolate mofetil (MM) in a patient with myasthenia gravis (MG). MM is a novel and potent immunosuppressive agent that blocks purine synthesis, thus selectively inhibiting T and B lymphocyte proliferation. Favorable results in refractory and(More)
BACKGROUND Often, lung cancer is diagnosed at terminal stages. Poor awareness about the symptoms or risk factors of lung cancer among medics may be one of the factors for delayed diagnosis. OBJECTIVE We explored the knowledge of medical students and their behavior with the patients of lung cancer. METHOD Qualitative and quantitative approaches were used(More)
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