Asim Qureshi

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Adenomas of the non-pigmented epithelium of the ciliary body are rare neoplasms and most of the studies are in the form of case reports. There are only 27 documented cases of acquired neoplasm of the non-pigmented ciliary epithelium (NPCE) reported in the English literature. In most reports, there was a clinical suspicion of melanoma and the diagnosis of(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether receptor status and HER-2/neu status remains same in primary and metastatic breast carcinoma to corresponding lymph nodes of individual patients. METHODS Estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors and HER-2/neu immunohistochemical stains were performed on primary and metastatic breast carcinoma to axillary lymph nodes in 100(More)
Yolk sac tumour is a common malignant germ cell tumour, which usually occurs in the testes or ovaries of infants. It can occasionally arise from a number of extragonadal sites. Extragonadal germ cell tumours of the head and neck region account for 5% of all benign and malignant germ cell tumours. The orbit is an extremely unusual location for development of(More)
Hypochondriasis is a heterogeneous disorder. This was well demonstrated in the study by Kellner et al, which showed that patients with high levels of disease fear tended to be more anxious or phobic, whereas patients with high levels of disease conviction tended to have more and more severe somatic symptoms. Little comorbidity exists to support the(More)
Very little epidemiological data regarding bone sarcomas from South Asia in general and Pakistan in particular are available. At the largest center for histopathology in Pakistan, we looked at three common bone sarcomas in our practice i.e. osteosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma and chondrosarcoma. Our aim was to compile epidemiological data regarding age, gender(More)
As in many countries of the world, prostatic adenocarcinoma is extremely common in Pakistan. In a study carried out in our section, it was the third commonest malignancy in males, comprising almost 7% of all malignant neoplasms. Furthermore, another investigation revealed it to be the commonest malignant neoplasm in males in the seventh and eight decades,(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence and characterization of primary non Hodgkin's lymphoma of bone in a major referral center of Pakistan. METHODOLOGY All cases of primary non Hodgkin's lymphoma of bone, diagnosed at a referral center in Pakistan from January 1998 to July 2008 have been included. Patients with diagnosis of lymphoma at some other site prior(More)
Pulmonary adenocarcinoma is a common neoplasm, yet the one with enteric or intestinal differentiation poses a diagnostic challenge to pathologists as it shares a common immunohistochemical profile with metastatic colorectal carcinoma. We report a case of a 61-year-old woman. She was on surveillance when incidentally she was discovered to have multiple(More)
This study investigates the socioeconomic factors affecting mother and child health in Multan city, Pakistan. One of the neglected areas, i.e. Sameejabad Colony, was selected for data collection. A total of 993 married females were interviewed by a door-to-door survey. It was found that literacy level had a strong relationship both with mother’s and(More)
Pregnancy in a rudimentary horn is very rare. The rupture of the horn during pregnancy is an obstetric emergency which can be life-threatening for both the mother and fetus. Preoperative diagnosis of such pregnancies can be challenging and they are usually diagnosed intraoperatively. We report a unique case of a 31-year-old multiparous woman who presented(More)