Fady Joseph

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All the oral cancer patients registered at the Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum, during January to July 1995 were subjected to detailed pedigree analysis. This revealed that oral cancer tends to aggregate in families. Like other familial cancers, a family history of oral cancer was associated mostly with an early age of onset of the disease. Family(More)
Melanoma of the skin is rare in the Asian population. However, this malignancy results in a high mortality due to the inadequacies in the referral pattern and management. India is one of the low incidence regions of the world. Cancer registries in India report that the age specific incidence rates for cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM) are less than 0.5 per(More)
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is one of the commonest hereditary disorders. Urinary tract infection is a common complication of this disease. However emphysematous infections in ADPKD have seldom been reported. We report a case of emphysematous polycystic renal infection with Gram negative (Escherichia coli) septicemia in a(More)
Relapses are a characteristic clinical feature of multiple sclerosis (MS), but an appreciation of factors that cause them remains elusive. In this study, we have examined seasonal variation of relapse in a large population-based MS cohort and correlated observed patterns with age, sex, disease course, and climatic factors. Relapse data were recorded(More)
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