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13 patients under 40 years of age had cerebral infarction and angiographic evidence of arterial stenosis or occlusion. None of them had cardiac disorders prone to cerebral embolism. Five patients had occlusion at the origin of the internal carotid artery, one had occlusion of the common carotid artery and one each had stenosis at the origin of the internal… (More)
For a complete overall rehabilitation of cleft palate patients a multi-disciplinary approach should be adopted. Plastic and Head and Neck Surgeons in whom most of the treatment are entrusted should be concerned not only at achieving palatal function and cosmetic acceptability but also the various other problems associated with cleft palate especially… (More)
Female Among the 62 cases the number of Chinese, Malay and Indian patients were 44, 10 and 8 respectively. The average racial composition of patients in the medical ward was 45% Chinese, 23% Malays and 280/0 Indians. After adjusting for the racial difference of the admission, the likelihood of the different races in contracting the illness is Chinese: Malay… (More)
A 70-year old man with neurological manifestations of vitamin B12 deficiency in the absence of anaemia is reported. The clue to the correct diagnosis is a raised mean corpuscular volume.
Moyamoya disease is a rare cause of young strokes. The definitive diagnosis of moyamayo disease is made by cerebral angiography. We report two cases of moyamoya disease in Malaysia.
Thirty-four patients with intracranial arteriovenous malformations seen in the University Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, over a is-year period were reviewed. A VM was found to be more common in young, male patients with preponderance Chinese origin. The advent of the Cl-scan has increased the detection of small A VMs and intracerebral haematomas proportionally.… (More)
The neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is a potentially fatal complication of antipsychotic therapy. A retrospective study of nine patients seen over six years at the University Hospital, Kuala Lumpur (UHKL), is described. The estimated annualised incidence was 1.2 per 1000 in-patients with psychosis. No ethnic difference was detected. Clinical features… (More)