Shahid Majeed

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Lingual thyroid is a rare developmental abnormality. We describe a case of lingual thyroid in a 28 years old female who presented with symptoms of heroic snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. She was treated with surgery and was advised a life long thyroid hormone replacement therapy.
Mucormycosis is a highly invasive, devastating and usually fatal fungal infection of the sinuses, brain, or lungs that occurs primarily in people with immune disorders. Despite advances in diagnosis and treatment, a high mortality still exists. We present a middle aged diabetic male with this serious fungal infection involving nose, paranasal area and(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the different presentation, diagnostic evaluation, management and outcome of complications of missed vascular injuries. STUDY DESIGN A case series. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Combined Military Hospital, Rawalpindi and Combined Military Hospital, Kharian Cantt, from June 2009 to June 2012. METHODOLOGY All the patients with(More)
Objective: To compare the efficacy of Phenol and Sodium Hydroxide Matricectomies in terms of frequency of pain and wound healing in the management of Ingrown Toenails. Study Design: Randomized Clinical Trial Place of Duration of Study: Out Patient Department of Surgery Combined Military Hospital Kharian from Aug 2010 to Feb 2011. Patients and Methods: A(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare polypropylene suture and skin staples for securing mesh in Lichtenstein inguinal hernioplasty in terms of mean operating time and postoperative pain. STUDY DESIGN Randomized clinical trial. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Surgical Ward, Combined Military Hospital, Kharian, from August 2011 to February 2012. METHODOLOGY All individuals(More)
Neurofibromatosis type-1 (NF-1) is a rare genetic disorder with an extremely variable phenotype. A broad spectrum of associations have also been reported with it. We present a florid case of NF, presenting with unusual symptoms, which was found to have an associated Caroli's disease, a rare congenital disorder of the intrahepatic bile ducts. The case is(More)
BACKGROUND Haemorrhoids have been diagnosed and treated since the dawn of civilization, yet their cause, nature, symptomatology and especially their treatment options, remain hotly debated. The general principle however is that treatment should be directed by symptoms and the degree of haemorrhoids. The objective of the study is to compare early and late(More)
Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a group of heterogeneous multisystemic neurocutaneous disorders that may affect any organ in the body and clinical presentation depends on the body system involved. We present a case of a middle-aged male who presented with a relatively fast growing abdominal mass in the hypogastric and right inguinal area, associated with(More)
Culex quinquefasciatus Say is an important disease vector throughout much of the world. Experiments were conducted to determine the effects of different larval habitat substrates on the fitness and biting efficiency of Cx. quinquefasciatus adults. Our findings indicate that the development time (egg to adult) of larvae reared in irrigation water was 8.63 d(More)
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