Pemsari Upali Telisinghe

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During the five-year period from January 1985 to December 1989 a total of 27,208 women, representing 44.0% of the total female population over age 15 years in Brunei Darussalam, underwent a cytologic examination. The majority of them were Malays (62.32%), followed by Chinese (22.23%), while the remainder were the expatriate population living in the country.(More)
Post-mortem injuries caused by terrestrial and aquatic animals are commonly encountered in forensic practice. We present a case where an autopsy of a body recovered from the sea showed post-mortem injuries and numerous crustaceans in the heart and lungs. They have gained access to these organs via oro-nasal route and subsequent penetration through(More)
BACKGROUND Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is linked to Epstein Barr virus infection and is particularly common in the Far East, particularly among some Chinese groups. Certain ethnicities have been reported to have low incidence of NPC. This study looked at NPC in Brunei Darussalam over a three decade period. MATERIALS AND METHODS The cancer registry from(More)
A retrospective study of suicides in Brunei Darussalam (Brunei) over a 20 year period from 1991-2010 was conducted by analysing the post-mortem examination and external examination reports and other relevant records. The suicide rate in Brunei is very low (1.9 deaths per 100,000 per year). The majority of the victims were expatriates 82(66%) and hanging was(More)
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