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  1. Oro-cranial penetrating pencil injury.

    Annals of Saudi Medicine (2012) PMID 22617432

    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...
  2. Medical students preference of problem-based learning or traditional lectures in King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

    Annals of Saudi Medicine 34(2):128 (2014) PMID 24894781

    Problem-based learning (PBL) is the most important educational innovations in the past 4 decades. The objective of the study was to compare between the preference of medical students for PBL and the preference for traditional lectures regarding learning outcomes (e.g., knowledge, attitude, and skill...
  3. Pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma worsening after leg vein harvest for coronary artery bypass grafting.

    Annals of Saudi Medicine 34(2):179 (2014) PMID 24894790

    We present a case of a 68-year-old lady with progressive skin lesions on both lower limbs (right > left) as a result of chronic venous insufficiency that became worse after the leg-vein harvest for coronary artery bypass grafting was taken from the right leg. Up to our knowledge this is the first ca...
  4. Cutaneous composite hemangioendothelioma: case report and review of published reports.

    Annals of Saudi Medicine 34(2):182 (2014) PMID 24894791

    We also provide review of clinical, histopathological, and immunohistochemical characteristics of cutaneous CHE from the published cases....
  5. Young coronary artery disease in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.

    Annals of Saudi Medicine 33(6):572 (2013) PMID 24413861

    We utilized our National Cardiovascular Disease Database (NCVD)-Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Registry to analyze young patients who underwent PCI in the year 2007 to 2009. This is a retrospective study of all patients who had undergone coronary angioplasty from 2007 to 2009 in 11 hospita...
  6. Oxytocin ameliorates cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity in Wistar rats.

    Annals of Saudi Medicine 33(1):57 (2013) PMID 23458943

    The clinical use of cisplatin (CP) is highly limited because of its renal toxicity and the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) that intensify the cytotoxic effects. Oxytocin (OT) was previously shown to have antioxidant activity. Experimental study on male Wistar albino rats performed in the...
  7. Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis: a first report from Saudi Arabia.

    Annals of Saudi Medicine 32(6):611 (2012) PMID 23396025

    We describe the clinical and laboratory features and treatment of a cohort of children with CRMO. Retrospective, patients referred to pediatric rheumatology clinic at a tertiary care center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The diagnosis of CRMO was based on evidence of recurrent osteomyelitis with radiograp...
  8. Puberty development among children and adolescents with chronic disease in Saudi Arabia.

    Annals of Saudi Medicine 32(4):408 (2012) PMID 22705613

    Increasing numbers of children with chronic health conditions are now surviving into adolescence and adulthood because of advancing health care. These chronic health conditions are generally known to impact a child's growth and development, including pubertal development. In Saudi Arabia, chronic di...
  9. The neurosciences in Averroes principles of medicine.

    Annals of Saudi Medicine 32(3):327 (2012) PMID 22588454

    We find the Cordovan doctor and philosopher Averroes (Ibn Rushd) who, with his commentaries on the works of Aristotle, brought a new philosophical vision to Western Europe. His contribution to medicine has been overshadowed to some extent by this great work of philosophy. Our intention is to evaluat...
  10. Bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccination in Saudi Arabia: benefits versus risks.

    Annals of Saudi Medicine 32(1):1 (2012) PMID 22156632