Annals of Saudi Medicine
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Oro-cranial penetrating pencil injury.
Oro-cranial penetrating injuries are often seen in ear, nose and throat practices. Cases of penetrated pencil injuries are rarely reported despite being common in the developing world. A 7-year-old boy referred from a neighboring hospital was playing at school with the sharp end of a...
Evaluating "superiority", "equivalence" and "non-inferiority" in clinical trials.
Clinical studies are usually performed with the aim of justifying that a new treatment approach is "superior" to the common standard approach (active control) with respect to benefits. In a general sense, this justification is carried out on the basis of the "null hypothesis significance test" with...
Simple excision alone versus simple excision plus mitomycin C in the treatment of pterygium.
The mean age of the subjects was 49+/-13 years in group 1 and 47+/-17 years in group 2. The clinical manifestations in these two groups were similar (P>0.05). After one year, relapse was seen in 21 cases (21%) in group 1 and in 3 cases (1%) in group 2. After five years, 31 cases (31%) in group 1 and...
Osteopenia and osteoporosis in two children with Grave's disease.
Normal reference values for hematological parameters, red cell indices, HB A2 and HB F from early childhood through adolescence in Saudis.
No significant differences were observed in the red cell count in the male and female children. White blood cells gradually decreased from 2 years onwards, while hemoglobin and hematocrit levels increased significantly from 2 to 15 years. Mean cell volume and mean cell hemoglobin also showed slight...
Intrathoracic foregut duplication cysts in neonates.
What's your diagnosis? Subserosal uterine lipoleiomyoma fortuitously associated with endometrial carcinoma.
Clinical aspects of malaria in the Asir Region, Saudi Arabia.
Three hundred and thirty-four cases of confirmed malaria seen in the Asir Central Hospital, Abha, in southwestern Saudi Arabia, were studied retrospectively. Two hundred and eighty-two of these (84.4%) were Saudis and the majority (72.2%) were living in the lowlands of Tihama. Transmission was found...
Prevalence of HBsAg and ANTI-HCV in Saudi blood donors.
Flavobacterium meningosepticum in ICUs.