Hamza Hashmi

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BACKGROUND Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma accounts for the large majority of AIDS-related non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Traditionally, this lymphoma has been treated with CHOP-like regimens with the recent addition of rituximab. We report a unique case where an HIV-infected patient with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma had complete regression of the lymphoma with(More)
BACKGROUND Clinical summaries are electronic health record (EHR)-generated documents given to hospitalised patients during the discharge process to review their hospital stays and inform postdischarge care. Presently, it is unclear whether clinical summaries include relevant content or whether healthcare organisations configure their EHRs to generate(More)
Reactive thrombocytosis refers to elevated platelet count in the absence of a myeloproliferative or myelodysplastic syndrome and is secondary to a medical or surgical condition. Extreme thrombocytosis (>1000) is unlikely to be autonomous in origin and an underlying reactive process should be strongly suspected. A 22 year old apparently healthy male(More)
OBJECTIVES Cellulitis and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in the lower extremities (LE) often have similar presentations: erythema, swelling, and calf tenderness. The overlap of these symptoms often results in physicians ordering unnecessary LE Doppler ultrasounds in patients with LE cellulitis. This practice leads to subjecting patients to unwarranted(More)
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