Qayser Yousuf

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BACKGROUND The pathogenesis of chronic spontaneous urticaria involves interplay between the genetic and environmental factors, most of which is still poorly understood. It is well-recognized that 30-40% of chronic spontaneous urticaria is autoimmune in nature. Chronic autoimmune urticaria is caused by anti-FcɛR1β and less frequently, by anti-IgE auto(More)
INTRODUCTION Hashimoto's encephalopathy is a relatively rare condition associated with an elevated concentration of circulating serum anti-thyroid antibodies, and is usually responsive to steroid therapy. However, hypothyroidism is a rare cause of pseudo-obstruction so here we present a case report of Hashimoto's encephalopathy with gut pseudo-obstruction(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic urticaria is termed as idiopathic if there is an absence of any identifiable causes of mast cell and basophil degranulation. Various cytokines have been found to be involved in inflammatory processes associated with chronic idiopathic urticaria, including interleukin (IL) 18 and IL-6. OBJECTIVE To evaluate any possible correlation of(More)
OBJECTIVES Renal transplant offers a definitive therapeutic modality for patients with end-stage renal disease; however, 50% to 70% of these patients have graft dysfunction after the transplant. Proactive prevention management of metabolic complications may reduce posttransplant morbidity and mortality in these patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS A(More)
A routine chromosome analysis is being used as a starting point for the diagnosis of chromosomal aberrations by conventional karyotyping. This screening is taken up with an aim to evaluate the prevalence of the patients living with different chromosomal aberrations by conventional karyotyping. A total of 462 suspected cases for different chromosomal(More)
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