Nader A Morad

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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)
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)
Whilst only fifteen cases of extrarenal Wilms' tumour (EWT) have been documented in adults, only two previous cases were located in the retroperitoneal space. We report a case of a 21-year-old Saudi female who presented with severe abdominal pain associated with a large solid tumour filling most of the left side of the abdomen and extending across the(More)
This case report describes the unusual occurrence of congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM) type 2 in an intra-abdominal pulmonary sequestration as a cause of diagnostic difficulties. The mass was discovered incidentally during a routine prenatal ultrasound in an infant with no other congenital malformation. Extralobar pulmonary sequestrations(More)
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)