Muhammad Raj Mahmud

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A 10-year-old girl presented with an episode of seizure following oste omyelitis of the frontal bone and subperiosteal abscess due to frontal sinusitis. CT scan confirmed osteomeyelitis of the frontal bone and subperiosteal abscess. At surgery, the subperiosteal abscess and contiguous subdural abscess was drained and sequestrectomy of the affected frontal(More)
OBJECTIVE Awake craniotomy for brain tumor resection has the benefit of avoiding a general anesthetic and decreasing associated costs (e.g., intensive care unit beds and intravenous line insertion). In low- and middle-income countries, significant resource limitations for the system and individual make awake craniotomy an ideal tool, yet it is infrequently(More)
A 30-year-old farmer was bitten by his camel on the left side of the neck. He suffered immediate loss of consciousness but recovered three days later with right-sided hemiplegia and complete aphasia. He bled minimally from the neck. CT scan of the brain and carotid Doppler ultrasonography confirmed left parietal lobe infarction and partial occlusion of the(More)
INTRODUCTION Accurate preoperative imaging of the temporal bone in patients receiving cochlear implants is important. High resolution computed tomography (HRCT) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging are the 2 preoperative imaging modalities that provide critical information on abnormalities of the otic capsule, pneumatisation of the mastoid, middle ear(More)
BACKGROUND The evaluation of degree of ventricular enlargement should be based on established indices rather than on personal experience as this is highly subjective. Our aim was to establish normal values for Evans index in a Nigerian adult population as none has been found in the Nigerian medical literature. MATERIALS AND METHODS Axial computerized(More)
A male fetus was extruded from the uterus following multiple lower abdominal stab wounds to the mother. He was brought to the emergency room at 8 hours of age. He had sustained a compound skull fracture with brain contusion. There was no neurological deficit. Debridement and primary wound closure were undertaken. His mother had multiple lacerations to the(More)
BACKGROUND Brain tumors have been associated with various psychiatric and neurological manifestations. However in some patients with brain tumors psychiatric symptom might be the only clinical presentation for various lengths of time. As such they would be treated as straight forward psychiatric disorders. OBJECTIVE To report a case of craniopharyngioma(More)
Serum from one hundred and ten breast cancer patients and thirty healthy female volunteers, were prospectively collected and evaluated for serum levels of Shh and IL-6 using human Shh and IL-6 specific enzyme-linked immunoassays. All patients were regularly monitored for event free survival (EFS) and overall survival (OS). Overall outcome analysis was based(More)
Facial nerve schwannomas are rare benign tumors. The tumor can arise anywhere along the course of the facial nerve. The most common presentation for this tumor is a slowly progressive facial nerve paralysis. Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) and tinnitus are later symptoms. The symptoms and signs depend on the site of tumor along the nerve. We report three(More)
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