Rayid Abdulqawi

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Sister Mary Joseph's nodule is an important physical sign. It usually represents umbilical metastasis of intra abdominal malignancy. Its association with intra abdominal desmoplastic small round cell tumour is extremely rare. We describe a rare case of sister Mary Joseph's nodule associated with desmoplastic small round cell tumour. We conclude that(More)
A 58-year-old lady with no significant past medical history was admitted with a 3-week history of severe headache and persistent vomiting. Physical examination was unremarkable. Initial investigations including full blood count, renal function, C-reactive protein and chest X-ray were unremarkable. CT scan of the head and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pressure(More)
P152 Figure 1 THE IMPACT OF TRPV1 ANTAGONISM ON THE TREATMENT OF SEASONAL ALLERGIC RHINITIS doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2012-202678.214 1RD Murdoch, 1P Bareille, 1J Bentley, 1K Smart, 2F Horak. 1GlaxoSmithKline, Stevenage, UK; 2University Clinic, Vienna, Austria Background Topical intranasal steroids are widely considered to be the most efficacious(More)
To The Editor: Pregnancy after a complete loss of hypophyseal function is rare. Lack of growth hormone (GH), adrenocorticotropin (ACTH) and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) in childhood may result in malfunction of different organ systems, affecting fertility. Complete lack of ovarian stimulation by FSH and LH results in anovulation and ovarian atrophy. We(More)
Dear Editor, A 74-year-old man was admitted with sudden onset of right upper quadrant abdominal pain radiating towards right shoulder and right thigh. Pain was aggravated by deep breathing and movements. He had no significant past medical history apart from cholecystectomy 17 years ago. He had a 20-pack per year history of cigarette smoking. On examination(More)