Mubariz Zaffar

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Although infectious diseases are still the chief cause of death in children in a developing country like ours, but a definite increase in incident and related mortality due to trauma has been noted in the last decade. The problems relating to pediatric trauma are peculiar to our setup and differ considerably to the severe multiple organ trauma met with in(More)
The clinicopathological features of 75 children under the age of 12 years with teratomas are reviewed. Tumors arose in the following anatomic sites: sacrococcygeum (n = 49), ovary (n = 10), Testis (n = 5), oral cavity (n = 3), retroperitoneum (n = 2) and others (n = 6). Fifty five (74%) presented within the first year of life. Excluding the gonadal tumors,(More)
Twenty seven cases of spontaneous gastro-intestinal perforation were treated from 1981 to 1990. Four perforations were in the stomach, 17 in the small bowel and seven in the large bowel. One of them had dual perforation, one in the stomach and another in the duodenum. The exact etiology remained obscure. Various factors observed were maternal obstetric(More)
This paper presents the electronic design of a low-cost, non-invasive, patient centric device, for early diagnosis of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN). Through detecting hot, cold and vibration sensation of a diabetic patient and calibrating it with respect to a healthy person, the device provides a quantitative evaluation of level of neuropathy. A(More)
Vaginal melanoma is rare, accounting for less than 3% of primary vaginal tumours. It principally affects postmenopausal women, however no risk factors have been identified. Patients frequently present with vaginal bleeding, but the tumour is locally advanced at presentation. Surgery is only the potential cure. The relative merits of radical(More)
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