Tamfiqul Bhuiya

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BACKGROUND Securing a diagnosis of ovarian cancer and establishing means to predict outcomes to therapeutics remain formidable clinical challenges. Early diagnosis is particularly important since survival rates are markedly improved if tumour is detected early. METHODS Comprehensive miRNA profiles were generated on presurgical plasma samples from 42 women(More)
Sicca syndrome (SS), consisting of xerostomia and xerophthalmia, may be caused by various disease processes. We present a unique case of SS secondary to primary amyloidosis. Amyloidosis is a rare but definite cause of SS and should be included in the differential diagnosis of any patient who presents with sicca symptoms. A literature review comparing(More)
A 36-year-old gravida 4, para 2 African-American woman, presented at three months postpartum with a right ovarian mass identified on a lumbar spine MRI as part of a neurology workup for persistent lower back pain. A follow-up pelvic ultrasound noted a 7.0 × 6.1 × 3.8 cm septated mixed cystic and solid mass. Exploratory laparoscopy and right ovarian(More)
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