Nader A Morad

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The current study describes the pattrn of malignant skin tumors in 137 cases seen in Asir Central Hospital histopathology laboratory over a five year period (1987 to 1991). Ninety percent (90.5%) were Saudis and the mean age was 61.0 years with a male:female ratio of 1.6:1. Squamous cell carcinoma was the most common type of skin cancer presenting (41.6%),(More)
Superficial lymph node biopsies received over a four year-period, 1987 to 1990, at the histopathology laboratory of Asir Central Hospital wre reviewed. Total number of patients was 324, all presented with peripheral lymphadenopathy as the primary sign. Two hundred sixty-six patients (82%) were Saudi nationals and 58 patients (18%) were non-Saudi nationals(More)
We report the case of a 40 year-old Nepali man admitted to the hospital with a one month history of fever associated with swelling, pain, and redness on the right side of the neck. On examination, tender lymph nodes were palpated in the right posterior cervical triangle. Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy showed hemophagocytosis. Cervical lymph node biopsy(More)
We report the clinical findings and pathological lung changes in four children following a cultural practice of forced feeding with animal fat (ghee) during infancy. The clinical presentation was of acute or chronic chest infection which failed to respond to antimicrobial therapy. The radiographic features ranged from extensive bronchopneumonia to(More)
BACKGROUND There is a close association between intestinal metaplasia (IM) and the development of gastric cancer as well as a relationship between Helicobacter pylori, IM, and gastric cancer. Our aim was to study the frequency and subtypes of IM in a Saudi population with dyspepsia, a population with a low prevalence of gastric cancer. METHODS Endoscopic(More)
A bimodal age incidence curve has been shown for Hodgkin's disease (HD). In developing countries, the first age incidence peak occurs in childhood; however, this peak is delayed until young adulthood in developed countries. This difference may reflect differences in the age of exposure to infectious agents involved in the development of HD or may suggest(More)
In the Asir region of south-western Saudi Arabia, nasal instillation of olive oil to infants and children in the recumbent position is practised to relieve nasal congestion. Aspiration of olive oil results in lipoid pneumonia resistant to antimicrobial treatment. A series of 5 children, aged 4-72 months, with olive oil-induced lipoid pneumonia is presented.(More)