Umer Ayub Khan

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Comorbidities may affect the decision to treat chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. We undertook this study to determine the prevalence of these conditions in the HCV-infected persons compared with HCV-uninfected controls. Demographic and comorbidity data were retrieved for HCV-infected and -uninfected subjects from the VA National Patient Care(More)
The concept of aetiology of mental illness in 134 Malay patients was investigated by means of a 20-item checklist. About 53% of the patients attributed their illnesses to supernatural agents. Witchcraft and possession by evil spirits were regarded as common causes of illness. The number of patients who believed in supernatural causes of their mental illness(More)
Forty-five hospitalised patients with DSM-III-R diagnosis of mania, were found to have a mean red-cell folate level of 193 nmol/l, as compared to 896 nmol/l in the control group (P < 0.00001). Assessment of serum folate in both groups showed no significant differences in the levels. Furthermore the manic patients and the controls were matched by the(More)
Objective: To find out different presentations of Psoriasis in a tertiary care hospital. Material and Methods: This study is a cross sectional study conducted on a sample population of 184 patients including people across the province and Afghan refugees staying in the province. Data was collected on a set proforma. Age, gender and clinical presentations(More)
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