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  1. Yaacob HB, Mahfuz Ali MA, Hamid JA
    Med J Malaysia, 1983 Jun;38(2):118-20.
    PMID: 6621440
    Two cases of oral speckled leukoplakia with differing behaviour are presented. This precancerous lesion of unknown aetiology requires early diagnosis for proper management. Candida albicans are frequently found in these lesions. The significance of epithelial dysplasia in relation to treatment is discussed. Surgical removal is the treatment of choice.
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  2. Mohamad AS, Rejab E, Said H
    Med J Malaysia, 1989 Jun;44(2):174-7.
    PMID: 2626128
    A case of carotid body tumour is presented. Pathology, diagnostic investigations, modalities of treatment and prognosis are discussed. With greater awareness of this condition and improvement in diagnostic investigations and surgical techniques, the outlook in managing this condition should be better.
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  3. Krishnan MMS
    Med J Malaysia, 1984 Dec;39(4):320-2.
    PMID: 6544943
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  4. Majeed AR
    Med J Malaysia, 1978 Dec;33(2):146-8.
    PMID: 755166
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  5. Sim BNH, Hui LY, Krishnan D, Joseph JP
    Clin Med (Lond), 2019 03;19(2):133-134.
    PMID: 30872296 DOI: 10.7861/clinmedicine.19-2-133
    Cryptococcosis is an opportunistic fungal infection commonly seen in HIV cases. We present a case of disseminated cryptococcosis with multiple non-continuous infective foci in a non-HIV, non-transplant case.
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  6. Ganeson SK, Saniasiaya J, Mohamad I, Abdul Gani N
    Gulf J Oncolog, 2020 Sep;1(34):83-86.
    PMID: 33431368
    INTRODUCTION: Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma of the nasopharynx is a rare entity with only scarce cases reported in the English Literature. It is a histological variant of squamous cell carcinoma with aggressive nature and comprises of both basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.

    CASE PRESENTATION: Herein, we report on a middleaged male who presented with left-sided spontaneous epistaxis and aural fullness with no neck node which turned out to be basaloid cell carcinoma of nasopharynx.

    DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION: We highlight high clinical suspicion of rare variant of nasopharyngeal carcinoma although no palpable node was evident upon presentation.

    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  7. Rajapaksa AC, Kwee NK
    Med J Malaysia, 1976 Sep;31(1):73-4.
    PMID: 1023018
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  8. Ho YN, Leong YP, Sakijan AS, Swaminathan M, Sarvananthan K
    Singapore Med J, 1992 Jun;33(3):297-8.
    PMID: 1631594
    A 45-year-old Malay lady who presented with intermittent abdominal pain and a left hypochondrial mass was found to have a 10 x 8 x 5 cm duodenal tumour without local invasion at laparotomy. En bloc resection of the tumour with adequate margin of clearance was done and histopathological diagnosis of low grade leiomyosarcoma was made. Fourteen months later, she returned with multiple metastases in the liver and needed palliative chemotherapy for pain relief. Duodenal leiomyosarcomata are very rare tumour. Their prognostic indicators include biological grading, tumour size and presence of metastases. Recognition of its high malignant potential calls for close surveillance calls even after apparent curative surgery.
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  9. Gip LS, Chong KF, Omar AR
    Med J Malaysia, 1978 Dec;33(2):150-3.
    PMID: 755167
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  10. Mahadev V, Seng NT, Woo LG
    Med J Malaysia, 1976 Jun;30(4):328-30.
    PMID: 979740
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  11. Lim CH, Lee KA, Liew JW
    BMJ Case Rep, 2020 Feb 04;13(2).
    PMID: 32024720 DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2019-234205
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  12. Jaiswal V, Batra N, Dagar M, Butey S, Huang H, Chia JE, et al.
    Medicine (Baltimore), 2023 Feb 10;102(6):e32775.
    PMID: 36820570 DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000032775
    BACKGROUND: There is limited and conflicting data available regarding the cardiovascular disease outcomes associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

    OBJECTIVE: We aim to perform a systematic review to evaluate the cardiovascular outcomes and mortality associated with IBD patients.

    METHODS: A systematic literature search has been performed on PubMed, Embase, Cochrane, and Scopus from inception till May 2022 without any language restrictions.

    RESULTS: A total of 2,029,941 patients were included in the analysis from 16 studies. The mean age of the patients was 45.6 years. More females were found compared with males (57% vs 43%). The most common risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) included smoking (24.19%) and alcohol (4.60%). The most common comorbidities includes hypertension (30%), diabetes mellitus (14.41%), dyslipidemia (18.42%), previous CVD (22%), and renal disease (10%). Among outcomes, all-cause mortality among IBD patients was 1.66%; ulcerative colitis (UC): 15.92%; and Crohn disease (CD): 0.30%. Myocardial Infarction (MI) among IBD patients were 1.47%, UC: 30.96%; and CD: 34.14%. CVD events among IBD patients were 1.95%. Heart failure events among IBD patients were 5.49%, stroke events among IBD patients were 0.95%, UC: 2.63%, and CD: 2.41%, respectively.

    CONCLUSION: IBD patients are at higher risk for adverse cardiovascular outcomes, especially in women. Although there remains a lack of concrete treatment algorithms and assessment parameters that better characterize IBD risk factors, nutritional modifications and physical activity should be at the forefront of CVD prevention in IBD.

    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  13. Tharmaseelan NK
    Singapore Med J, 1990 Dec;31(6):627-8.
    PMID: 2177919
    A rare case of gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) in a 54-year old Malay woman is described. A total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salphingo-oopherectomy was done. She was given methotrexate therapy as she had persistent high levels of serum B hCG.
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  14. Muthupalaniappen L, Siti Aishah MA, Wong YP, Jamil A
    Clin Ter, 2013 May-Jun;164(3):225-7.
    PMID: 23868624 DOI: 10.7417/CT.2013.1553
    Animal inflicted wounds, left untreated may result in chronic bacterial or fungal infection. Clinical features of these infections may overlap leading to a delay in diagnosis and treatment. We report a case of chronic non-healing cat bite wound treated with several antibiotics without improvement. Later patient developed the classical "sporotrichoid spread" and a presumptive diagnosis of sporotrichosis was made. Laboratory investigation for fungal culture and skin biopsy failed to identify the underlying pathogen. A trial of oral antifungal agent resulted in complete recovery of the lesions implicating fungus as the causative pathogen. Physicians should have a high index of suspicion for fungal infections when managing animal inflicted wounds.
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  15. Ohnmar H, Das S, Naicker AS
    Clin Ter, 2009;160(5):371-3.
    PMID: 19997683
    Autonomic dysreflexia (AD) is not an uncommon clinical condition and it is usually detected in patients with complete spinal injuries at or above thoracic 6th vertebral level (T 6). This condition is reported to occur in 48- 60% of cases of spinal cord injury at or above the level of T6. But AD due to injury below T6 is rare. The basic mechanism is thought to be due to excessive, uncontrolled activation of sympathetic system. In the present case, we discuss a persistent AD in 55-yr-old tetraplegic patient with C5 American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) grade A lesion due to a fall from 10 metre height. MRI examination showed C5 and C6 bi-facets fracture and dislocation with canal compromise. Wiring and fusion was performed but recurrent mucous plugging and aspiration pneumonia and urinary tract infection happened during the hospital stay. Three months later, he was re-admitted with multiple pressure sores, pneumonia, sepsis and high blood pressure. He was administered with nifedepine but the blood pressure kept fluctuating. The present study highlights how the precipitating factors like concomitant urinary tract infection, decubitus ulcers, spasticity triggered the AD attack. The knowledge of the AD and its proper diagnosis and management may be beneficial to all clinicians and the present article attempts to highlight such.
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  16. Srijit D, Shipra P
    Bratisl Lek Listy, 2007;108(9):422-4.
    PMID: 18225483
    The present cadaveric study, describes asymmetrical right cerebral hemisphere and anomalous posterior horn of the right lateral ventricle and discusses its clinical implications. The occipital lobe of right cerebral hemisphere extended more posteriorly as compared to the left and so did the posterior horn of the lateral ventricle, resulting in the thinning of the occipital cortex. Till now, the dimension and volumetric study of the lateral ventricles have been usually performed by MRI and CT scans. A gross anatomical study of such a case, is the rarest of its kind. The abnormal anatomy of the lateral ventricles may be of great academic interest regarding CSF circulation and also important for clinical, radiological and surgical interventions (Fig. 2, Ref 8). Full Text (Free, PDF) www.bmj.sk.
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  17. Amalourde A, Vinayaga P, Naveed N, Jamal A, Looi LM, Sengupta S
    Med J Malaysia, 2004 Dec;59 Suppl F:60-2.
    PMID: 15941166 MyJurnal
    Although all types of tumour and tumour-like conditions have been described to occur in the clavicle, they only contribute to less then 0.5% of all skeletal tumours. The incidence of primary chondrosarcoma of the clavicle is extremely rare. To our knowledge it has not been reported in Malaysia. We would like to highlight the possibility of chondrosarcoma as a differential diagnosis for a clavicular lesion.
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  18. Chin NS, Bosco J, Teh A
    Med J Malaysia, 1990 Mar;45(1):23-8.
    PMID: 2152065
    Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) is rare locally. Seven CLL patients which constituted 0.9% of the total 747 cases of leukaemic patients were diagnosed over a 5 year period. They had similar haematological profiles as Western patients though most of them had advanced disease at presentation. Treatment of CLL patients was palliative and should be reserved for symptomatic patients and/or patients with progressive disease.
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  19. Thambi Dorai CR, Johaidy S
    Med J Malaysia, 1988 Mar;43(1):87-9.
    PMID: 3244327
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
  20. Koh Chan Sing
    Med J Malaysia, 1988 Mar;43(1):84-6.
    PMID: 3244326
    Matched MeSH terms: Middle Aged
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