Huma A Siddiqui

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The risk of haemorrhage from minor cutaneous surgical procedures has long been a concern in the treatment of patients receiving warfarin as anti-coagulation therapy. Interruption, alteration, hospital admission and monitoring have resource implications as well as the potential for complications. Therefore, we wanted to determine whether it was feasible to(More)
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infects lymphocytes, where it persists indefinitely for the life of the host; whether the virus interacts with p53 to maintain itself in these cells is unknown. Lymphoid biopsy samples from 10 patients with infectious mononucleosis (IM) were examined for expression of p53 by immunohistochemistry. Accumulation of p53 was detected in(More)
BACKGROUND While basal cell carcinoma (BCC) remains the most common skin cancer, the incidence of metastasis is rare. Most cases of metastatic BCC have been to regional lymph nodes. Metastasis to bone marrow with myelophthisic anemia is especially rare. To our knowledge, there have been only 5 reported cases in literature. We report a sixth case. (More)
BACKGROUND Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (ATRT) is a highly aggressive tumor of the central nervous system (WHO grade IV), which is most frequently found intracranially in young children and infants. Only three prior cases of primary ATRT involving the adult spine were found following a literature review, and the average survival for these patients was(More)
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