Sharmeen Akram

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The differential urinary excretion of orally administered lactulose and mannitol is used to evaluate intestinal permeability. This test usually involves a 5- to 6-hr urine collection. We hypothesized that a shorter collection time would give an equivalent result. Forty-three patients with a variety of gastrointestinal symptoms and diagnoses (group 1) and 42(More)
Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) syndrome is a rare multisystem disease of melanocyte containing organs. It is characterized by diffuse granulomatous inflammation involving various organs including eye. VKH syndrome is usually sporadic, but some familial cases have also been reported indicating a hereditary basis. VKH is not associated with mortality but it may(More)
There are very few reports of complete or partial duplication of the lower limb, most describing external duplication (tripedus) [3, 5, 8] or partial internal duplication of the femur [2], tibia, or foot [1, 4]. Complete internal replication from the femur to the foot has not been reported previously. A case report and review of the literature are presented.
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