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STUDY OBJECTIVE The presence of 2 or more sleep-onset rapid eye movement periods (SOREMPs) on a Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT) has been used as 1 of the criteria for the diagnosis of narcolepsy and is thought to be specific to this disorder. However, previous studies have shown the prevalence of SOREMPS in healthy volunteers and apneic patients to be(More)
BACKGROUND Septic abortion is an infection of the uterus and its appendages following any abortion especially, illegally performed induced abortions. It is characterized by a rise of temperature to at least 100.4 degrees F, associated offensive or purulent vaginal discharge and lower abdominal pain and tenderness. AIM To study maternal mortality and(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVES To assess the association between nightly total sleep time (TST) and obesity in an epidemiologic sample of metropolitan Detroit, Michigan. METHODS Data were collected through telephone interviews completed using a population-based sample of 3158. The self-reported average nightly TST during the 2 weeks before the interview was used to(More)
BACKGROUND Epidermal inclusion cyst in the breast (EICB) is very rare. It presents as breast lump mainly in peri-areolar region and needs to be differentiated from other breast lesions with predominance of squamous cells. AIM To analyze the role of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in patients presenting with breast lump. MATERIALS AND METHODS The(More)
Ovarian fibroma with minor sex cord element is a rare neoplasm. Microscopically it is composed of predominantly fibromatous or a thecomatous tumor containing scattered minor sex cord elements in less than 10% of the tumor area.A case of fibroma with minor sex cord elements discovered incidentally in a normal sized ovary in a patient who presented with(More)
Cervical cancer is the most common cancer among women in Nepal. Human papilloma virus (HPV) infection, a recognized cause of cervical cancer, is very common in sexually active women and HPV vaccination has been recommended as a prophylactic therapy. If HPV infection is prevented by the HPV vaccination to the adolescent girls, cervical cancer is also(More)
Hypertriglyceridemia in children can be familial or acquired. Acquired forms of hypertriglyceridemia in children may be associated with several other diseases obesity, diabetes mellitus, uremia/dialysis, hypothyroidism, nephrotic syndrome, drugs etc. Hypertriglyceridemia with β-thalassemia major is an association of unknown pathogenesis which is rarely(More)