Mona I Aziz

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OBJECTIVE To assess the applicability of WHO classification on a cohort of Pakistani myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) patients, and determine their epidemiological and clinico-pathological features. STUDY DESIGN Case series. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Haematology Department, Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore, from April 2004 to March 2006. METHODOLOGY(More)
Introduction: Asthma is characterized by airway inflammation, a critical component of which is oxidative stress. We describe an association study designed to examine whether allelic variation at the glutathione-S-transferase GSTP1 locus influences expression of asthma. Material and methods: Fifty asthmatic children, thirty-five atopic and fifteen nonatopic,(More)
Thalassemia is one of the most common genetic disorders in Egypt. With the total population of 70 million, there are approximately 600,000 affected individuals and more than 20 million thalassemia carriers. Thalassemia is therefore one of the major health problems in Egypt. B-Thalassemias are priority genetic diseases for prevention programs. Rapid genotype(More)
A13 years girl presented with history of sudden onset fits, altered sensorium and anuria for 2 days. There was also history of right sided weakness of the whole body. Past history revealed repeated episodes of similar complaints since early childhood. On the basis of history, physical examination and extensive investigations, patient was diagnosed as(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the age of onset, gender ratio, clinical presentation of Myelodysplastic syndrome patients, and to classify these patients according to French-American-British classification on the basis of morphological features in blood and bone marrow. STUDY DESIGN A case series. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY The Department of Haematology, Shaikh(More)
Introduction: Disseminated intravascular coagulation is a syndrome, characterized by a systemic activation of the blood coagulation system. It results in the generation and deposition of fibrin, leading to microvascular thrombi in various organs contributes to the development of multi organ failure. It is always secondary to or associated with an underlying(More)
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