Mohammed S. Quraishi

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OBJECTIVES A review of the presenting features, management, and outcome of extranodal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) of the sinonasal tract during a 10-year period in Nottingham, UK. STUDY DESIGN Twenty-four patients received a diagnosis of extranodal NHL of the nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, or both, from 1987 to 1996. The patients' data were collected(More)
BACKGROUND Langerhans' cell histiocytosis (LCH) is an uncommon, poorly understood granulomatous disease, characterized by the idiopathic proliferation of Langerhan's cells or their marrow precursors. In 1985, the Philadelphia Work-shop adopted the term "Langerhans' cell histiocytosis" (LCH) to differentiate it from reactive and neoplastic causes of(More)
The benefit of using a sternocleidomastoid flap following parotidectomy to reduce the incidence of symptomatic gustatory sweating (Frey's syndrome) was reviewed. A retrospective study was undertaken to review subjective and objective symptoms of Frey's syndrome in two groups of patients, one of whom had undergone superficial parotidectomy with a(More)
Pharyngeal pouch or Zenker's diverticulum presents to the otolaryngologist with symptoms of dysphagia. As supported by the published literature, the condition is more frequently seen in Northern Europe, especially the United Kingdom, than elsewhere in the world. The cause of the reported increased incidence in the United Kingdom is not known, but may be(More)
We present a novel cloud system based on DBMS technology, where data mining algorithms are offered as a service. A local DBMS connects to the cloud and the cloud system returns computed data mining models as small relational tables that are archived and which can be easily transferred, queried and integrated with the client database. Unlike other analytic(More)
A prospective study evaluating the benefits of preoperative ultrasonography of paediatric neck abscesses is presented. Twenty-three consecutive children who presented with suspected neck abscesses to the Accident and Emergency Department at the Temple Street Children's Hospital between 1990 and 1992 have been evaluated prospectively. On admission,(More)