Mushtaquar Rahman

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OBJECTIVE The term metabolic syndrome (MS) describes a cluster of cardiovascular risk factors including dyslipidemia, glucose intolerance, insulin resistance, and hypertension. Obesity increases the risk of MS, but as obesity is neither necessary nor sufficient to cause the syndrome, there is considerable interest in identifying obesity-independent(More)
This patient, who had a history of osteoarthritis, had severe hepatitis 5 weeks after being started on diclofenac for increasing pain in the joints. A week before the onset of hepatitis, the patient complained of upper gastrointestinal symptoms and was treated for gastritis. Seven days later, she had full-blown, severe hepatitis. Diclofenac was immediately(More)
OBJECTIVE The published surgical literatures have referred only to females as having cloacal defects and the incidence in males is not well established. As during embryogenesis, both sexes have to pass through the stage of a cloaca, there is every chance of development of cloacal anomalies in males also. Here, we are presenting our experience of male(More)
INTRODUCTION Though the lifetime risk of colorectal carcinoma (CRC) in general population is 5-6 %, it is uncommon in pediatric age group. Here, we are reporting our experience of CRC in the first decade of life. METHODS From January 2010 to December 2013, seven patients with histopathologically confirmed colorectal carcinoma were treated in the(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the knowledge, attitudes and practices of Imams (Islamic clerics) concerning fluoride toothpaste and fluoridated water to improve oral health in Kelantan. BASIC RESEARCH DESIGN Cross sectional study of Imams in 65 registered mosques in Pasir Puteh district, Kelantan. METHOD AND PARTICIPANTS Face-to-face interview, using structured(More)
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