Raja H. Alyusuf

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UNLABELLED Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the breast is a very rare neoplasm. We report a case of adenoid cystic carcinoma of the right breast presented with painless lump in the upper outer quadrant managed with lumpectomy, axillary lymph node staging and adjuvant local external radiotherapy to the whole breast with simultaneous integrated boost to the site(More)
Hepatocellular carcinoma usually occurs in patients with cirrhosis and is rarely associated with paraneoplastic neurologic disorders. We describe two young patients with hepatomas occurring in noncirrhotic livers, both of whom presented with neurologic symptoms. A 19-yr-old man who presented with coma and a 23-yr-old woman with a 3-month history of(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic hepatitis C virus infection associated with contaminated anti-D immunoglobulin has become an issue of recent concern. The clinical course of chronic hepatitis C infection is unpredictable and histological assessment is felt to be the most reliable means of assessing disease status. Semiquantitative scoring systems have been devised, which(More)
BACKGROUND The exponential use of the internet as a learning resource coupled with varied quality of many websites, lead to a need to identify suitable websites for teaching purposes. AIM The aim of this study is to develop and to validate a tool, which evaluates the quality of undergraduate medical educational websites; and apply it to the field of(More)
AIM : To study the pattern of expression of triiodothyronine (T3) receptors and type I 5'-deiodinase in various breast pathologies comparing malignant and nonmalignant epithelia that include lactational change. METHODS AND RESULTS A retrospective study was performed on formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded archival material from 146 cases of carcinomas,(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of DNA flow cytometric analysis of testicular percutaneous fine-needle aspirates in the assessment and follow-up of testicular function after torsion, and to determine the relationship between the duration of torsion and testicular injury. MATERIALS AND METHODS Three groups of 15 adult rats underwent a 720 degrees(More)
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