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Original Research
2. Accuracy of Frozen Sections

Fariba Abbasi; Zahra Yekta; Adel Aryan

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, Pages 3-8

Abstract
  Background and Objective: Intraoperative consultation by frozen section is a high – risk procedure with important consequences. Therefore, it is critical to determine efficiency of frozen section performance periodically. This study was performed to determine the accuracy of frozen section in Urmia ...  Read More

Original Research
3. Frequency of Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV) Type 1 and 2 Infection in HIV Infected Patients

Amitis Ramezani; Arezoo Aghakhani; Mohammad Banifazl; Zahra Boland-Ghamat; Maryam Foroughi; Latif Gachkar; Akbar hadem-Sadegh; Minoo Mohraz

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, Pages 9-13

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: Human T-cell lymphotropic viruses (HTLV) type 1 and 2 are retroviruses that share the same routes of transmission as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). As a consequence of epidemiologic similarities, HIV and HTLV-1/2 co-infection is frequent. Due to the limited data, this ...  Read More

Original Research
4. Reduced Serum Homocysteine Levels in Diabetic Patients

Forough Kajbaf; Mohammad Ali Ghaffari; Mohammad Javad Kajbaf

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, Pages 14-18

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: Type 2 diabetes is the most prevalent form of diabetes mellitus and is associated with a variety of complications. Homocysteine is an important independent risk factor for atherosclerotic diseases in both diabetic and non diabetic subjects. The association between these two ...  Read More

Original Research
5. Beta-Thalassemia Carrier Detection by NESTROFT: An Answer in Rural Scenario?

Indranil Chakrabarti; Swapan Kumar Sinha; Nilanjana Ghosh; Bidyut Krishna Goswami

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, Pages 19-26

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: Beta-thalassemia continues to be a cause of significant burden to the society particularly in the poorer developing countries. Although sophisticated methods of screening have become available, a hunt for a cheap, rapid, objective screening method still remains elusive. Thus, ...  Read More

Original Research
6. Tetanus and Diphtheria Seroprevalence in Patients Infected With Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Ali Eslamifar; Amitis Ramezani; Mohammad Banifazl; Arezoo Aghakhani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, Pages 27-31

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: HIV infected patients are at risk for vaccine-preventable infections such as tetanus and diphtheria (Td). In these patients, these antibodies tend to decline faster. Due to the limited data, this study assessed the seroprevalence of tetanus and diphtheria antibodies in HIV ...  Read More

Original Research
7. Urinary Tract Infections Caused By Group B Streptococcus in Adult Women: Survey of 11800 Urine Culture Results

Mohammad Rahbar; Massoud Hajia; Mona Mohammadzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, Pages 32-37

Abstract
  Background and Objective:  Early diagnosis of Streptococcus agalactiae remains difficult, since symptoms are very nonspecific. Its frequency has not been completely investigated in urinary tract pathogen of pregnant ant and non pregnant women in Iran. The aim of this study was determining the frequency ...  Read More

Case Reports
8. Fasciitis Ossificans of the Larynx

Etrat Javadi Rad; Azadeh Almasi; Behzad Khoshraftar

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, Pages 38-42

Abstract
  We describe a rare case of laryngeal fasciitis ossificans. A 58-year-old man presented with hoarseness and a nodule was found in the larynx. Excisional biopsy was performed, and follow-up laryngoscopy showed complete resolution of this reactive lesion, and normal laryngeal function. The 0.6 cm diameter ...  Read More

Case Reports
9. A Widely Destructive Leiomyoma of the Nasal Septum – An unusual presentation

Nishat Afroz; Nazoora Khan; Syed Abrar Hasan; Amit Kumar

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, Pages 43-47

Abstract
  Leiomyoma of nasal cavity is a rare and benign tumor of smooth muscle origin that uncommonly arises from the nasal septum. We present an unusual case of histopathologically diagnosed locally extensive leiomyoma of the nasal septum which was clinically and radiologically misdiagnosed as malignancy of ...  Read More

Case Reports
10. Angiomyoma of the Hard Palate

Pouria Motahhary; Mojgan Ghazi; Raziye Jabbarian

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, Pages 48-52

Abstract
  Leiomyoma is a rare benign neoplasm deriving from smooth muscle. Vascular leiomyoma is its most common subtype in the oral cavity. It may appear at any age with the greatest incidence in the 4th and 5th decade of life. The common manifestation is a slow-growing, asymptomatic, submucousal mass. The diagnosis ...  Read More

Case Reports
11. Scrotal Aspergillosis Associated with Fournier’s Gangrene in a Patient with Cirrhosis

Mary Mathew; Padma Priya; Stanley Mathew

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, Pages 53-57

Abstract
  Pulmonary aspergillosis is a well known entity occurring in immunocompetent persons. Cutaneous aspergillosis, on the other hand, has been described in cases of suppressed immunity. Recently, invasive aspergillosis has been reported in patients with subtle immune dysfunction such as those with critical ...  Read More

Case Reports
12. Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance with Metastatic Carcinoma – A Rare Presentation

Priyanka Joseph Koshy; Mijil Anand Justin; Meenakshi Vedavyasan; Thomas Alexander; Renu G’Boy Varghese

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2012, Pages 58-62

Abstract
  The presence of a low level of M protein in the peripheral blood <3gm/dl which is below the required cut off for the diagnosis of plasma cell myeloma is known as monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS). Elevated levels of serum M protein and detection of M band on serum protein electrophoresis ...  Read More