Munira Mehboob Shahpurwala

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In recent times Pakistan's biggest city, Karachi, has witnessed numerous terrorist attacks. The city does not have an emergency response system and only one of the three public sector hospitals has a trauma centre. We describe the pattern of injuries and management of two terror-related mass casualty incidents involving suicide bombers in a developing(More)
Papillary carcinoma of thyroid tends to be indolent. This is an unusual case of papillary carcinoma of thyroid with asymptomatic pulmonary metastasis for more than a decade, finally presenting with mild respiratory symptoms in a 21-year-old female. Fine needle aspiration and cytology (FNA-C) of a nodule in the lungs revealed features consistent with a(More)
INTRODUCTION Previous deliberate self-harm (DSH) is the strongest predictor of suicide. Although several studies exist in other countries, characteristics of DSH have not been well-studied in Pakistan. AIMS To identify characteristics of deliberate self-harm in a hospital population, building on previous work carried out on this subject at this center. (More)
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