Ibtisam Masoud

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OBJECTIVES A retrospective analysis of patients with uterine sarcoma was undertaken to assess prognostic factors and treatment related outcomes. PATIENTS AND METHODS Ninety-four patients (median age: 60years, range: 20-93years) with a histologically verified uterine sarcoma treated at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) between 1989 and 2004 were(More)
OBJECTIVES To compare serum markers of bone formation with the urinary excretion of pyridinium crosslinks (PYR) as a possible measure of bone and cartilage degradation which would detect changes in bone metabolism in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and to relate them to influences of inflammatory disease activity, and to treatment. METHODS In 62(More)
BACKGROUND Anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis is considered a rare autoimmune disorder usually caused by an ovarian teratoma. The disease is clinically characterized by neuropsychiatric symptoms followed by intractable seizures and hypoventilation, and it is fatal if left untreated. CASE We present a case of anti-NMDAR encephalitis(More)
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