Journal of Ayub Medical College

J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad (JAMC)

ISSN 1025-9589 (Print), ISSN 1819-2718 (Online)

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JAMC 26(1): Jan-Mar 2014


CONTENTS

EDITORIAL

 

Fatty Liver: Yet another silent killer

Muhammad Javed
1

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

 Protective effects of beclomethasone against insulin induced airway hyper-reactivity in guinea pig and      exploration of its mechanism of action
 Mahjabeen Sharif, Bushra Tayyaba Khan, Mubashir Sharif
3
 Effect of ascorbic acid and alpha tocopherol supplementation on acute restraint stress induced changes in  testosterone, corticosterone and nor epinephrine levels in male Sprague Dawley rats
 Ghulam Mustafa Lodhi, Rabia Latif, Muhammad Mazhar Hussain, Abdul Khaliq Naveed, Muhammad Aslam
7
 Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography in acute appendicitis
 Sajjad Hussain, Asif Rahman, Tariq Abbasi, Tariq Aziz
12
 Effect of monosodium glutamate on the serum estrogen and progesterone levels in female rat and prevention of    this effect with diltiazem
 Muhammad Sarwar Zia, Khadija Qamar, Ruhila Hanif, Moazzam Khalil
18
 Lectures in medical educaton: what students think?
 Tajammal Mustafa, Zerwa Farooq, Zunaira Asad, Rabbia Amjad, Iffat Badar, Abdul Majeed Chaudhry, Mohammad Amer Zaman Khan, Farida Rafique
21
 Association between carotid intima-media thickness and physical activity scores in middle aged Pakistani adults–a  hospital based study
 Salma Umbreen, Nasir Khan, Ghayyur Khan
26
 Comparing the efficacy of intravenous adenosine and verapamil in termination of acute paroxysmal  supraventricular tachycardia
 Badar Ul Ahad Gill, Syed Naseem Iqbal Bukhari, Munir Ahmed Rashid, Muhammad Sohail Saleemi, Muhammad Zubair Zaffar
29
 Role of C-reactive protein as a marker for microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetics
 Saira Bashir, Iffat Shabbir, Misbah-ul-Islam Khan, Muhammad Aasim
32
 Frequency of diastolic dysfunction in asymptomatic, normotensive type-2 diabetic patients
 Fawad Ahmad Randhawa, Malik Tayyab Hussnain, Shaista Nazir, Faisal Masud
35
 Transurethral resection of prostate: early versus delayed removal of catheter
 Saadia Nawaz Durrani, Sarhad Khan, Ata ur Rehman
38
 Effect of size on the surgical management of pulmonary hydatid cyst
Manzoor Ahmad, Shahbaz Ali Khan, Syed Zahid Shah, Hassan Shahzad Nazar, Aamir Bilal, Muhammad Abid Khan, Bahauddin, Hamid Fazeel
42
 Skin manifestations in diabetes mellitus
 Saira Furqan, Lubna Kamani, Abdul Jabbar
46
 Frequency of parasitic infestation in faecal specimens
 Arif Maqsood Ali, Tariq Masud, Shazia Arif
49
 Validity of the fast scan for diagnosis of intraabdominal injury in blunt abdominal trauma
 Yasmeen Iqbal, Muhammad Naeem Taj, Anis Ahmed, Zia Ur Rehman, Zakia Akbar
52
 Frequency of diabetes mellitus in patients with acute coronary syndrome
 Nasir Ahmed, Sumaira Kazmi, Haq Nawaz, Muhammad Javed, Syed Abbas Anwar, Muhammad Adeel Alam
57
 Diabetes mellitus among tuberculosis patients in a tertiary care hospital of Lahore
Rabia Arshed Usmani, Muhammad Ijaz Nasir, Salim Wazir, Zarabia Pervaiz, Taskeen Zahra, Mehwish Akhtar
61

 Comparison of oral azithromycin with oral doxycycline in the treatment of acne vulgaris

 Ghafoor Ullah, Sahibzada Mehmood Noor, Zubair Bhatti, Munir Ahmad, Abdur Rahim Bangash
64
 Are school children ready to donate blood?
 Danyal Hasan Thaver, Nazish Masud, Mariam Ashraf
68
 Outcome of pyeloplasty in children
 Muhammad Siddique, Mudassar Saeed Pansota, Muhammad Shahzad Saleem, Attique-ur-Rehman
71
 Use of computed tomographic pulmonary angiography for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism; are we  overdoing it?
 Shahid Kalim, Muhammad Shakil Akhtar
76
 Efficacy of ondansetron alone and ondansetron plus dexamethasone in preventing nausea and vomiting after  middle ear surgery
 Fazal Wadood, Raza Muhammad, Mohammad Jamil, Waqar un Nisa
80
 Hepatitis C – a risk factor for gallstone disease
 Syed Inamullah Shah, Sajida Shah, Abdul Hannan
84
 Comparison of the efficacy of single volar subcutaneous digital block and the dorsal two injections block
 Riaz Ahmed Khan Afridi, Tariq Masood, Ehtisham Ahmed, Abdul Majeed Jaffar, Obaidullah, Hamid Fazeel Alvi
88
 Clinico-radiographic study of odontogenic cysts at a tertiary care center
 Kamran Ali, Faisal Munir, Abdur Rehman, Iram Abbas, Nofil Ahmad, Muhammad Usman Akhtar
92

 REVIEW ARTICLE
 Statistical concepts in biology and health sciences
 Huma Zahir, Aisha Javaid, Rehana Rehman, Zahir Hussain
95

CASE REPORTS

 Central retinal artery occlusion secondary to dengue fever
 Naqaish Sadiq, Taqdees Naqaish, Khadija Mohammad, Abdusalam Arif, Mubashar Jalis
98
 Umbilical pilonidal sinus
 Ghulam Mustafa, Ghulam Akber, Junaid Khan Lodhi, Muhammad Mutahir, Asim Malik
100
 Who is responsible for the consequences? A case of stent thrombosis subsequent to noncompliance with post  angioplasty treatment regimen
 Salma Abdul Aziz Sajwani, Saleema Allana
102
 Rare case with megaloblastic anaemia
 Munnaza Saleem, Syed Sajid Hussain Shah, Tahir Mehmood
104
 Sturge Weber syndrome-unusual presentation
 N.S. Neki
106

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Chronic Actinic Dermatitis

CHRONIC ACTINIC DERMATITIS

A 54 years old farmer from a hilly area with a pruritic and erythematous eruption on his face, neck, upper chest and arms for the last 5 years., diagnosed as a case of Chronic Actinic Dermatitis.

Chronic Actinic Dermatitis is a rare immune mediated photo-dermatoses that usually effects middle-aged or elderly males and is characterized by severe itching, red, inflamed, thickened and dry skin in the sun exposed areas. Treatment consists of advice on sunlight and allergen avoidance, topical corticosteroids and emollients. If the pateint does not respond, systemic immune suppression may be considered: systemic prednisolone for acute exacerbations and azathioprine if long term systemic treatment is required.

 

Dr. Shahbaz Ali Khan

MRCSEd. FCPS(Neurosurgery),
Ayub Medical College 

Abbottabad, Pakistan

Email: shahbaz@ayubmed.edu.pk

Dr. Munir Ahmad Abbasi,

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  Department of Pulmonology,
  Ayub Teaching Hospital Abbottabad.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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