Shamvil Ashraf

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OBJECTIVE To study epidemiology, clinical presentation and laboratory features of childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia. METHOD This retrospective review included all newly diagnosed children with acute lymphoblastic Leukaemia less than 15 years of age registered from April 1999 to December 2004 at oncology unit of National Institute of Child Health and(More)
We reviewed in this series forty patients of pediatric age who underwent resection for malignant tumors of musculoskeletal system followed by biological reconstruction. Our surgical procedure for reconstruction included (1) wide en bloc resection of the tumor; (2) curettage of tumor from the resected bone; (3) autoclaving for 8 minutes (4) bone grafting(More)
Ewing's sarcoma is the second most common primary tumour of bone in childhood. Less frequently it occurs in soft tissues. Ewing's sarcoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumour (ES/PNET) is an extra ordinarily rare primary tumour in the kidney. Only very few cases of primary renal Ewing's sarcoma have been reported in the literature to date. We present a case of(More)
Relapse of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) occurred in the anterior segment of four children. All cases had been treated according to the Medical Research Council's UK Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia trial protocol (UKALL) including 2 years of continuation chemotherapy. In three cases the diagnosis was confirmed by anterior chamber aspirate while in one(More)
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