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Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, c/o: G/F, 6 Nassau Street, Mei Foo Sun Chuen, Hong Kong.
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Name: Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi / Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
Colorectal cancer is a common malignant neoplasm and its treatment usually involves surgery associated, in some cases, depending on the staging, with chemoradiotherapy. Necrotising fasciitis of the pe...
Fibroepitheial polyps (FEP) are among the most common benign skin lesions and definitive histology is often needed to exclude malignancy. These polyps are usually less than 5cm in size and are often s...
A 50-year-old patient, a smoker, was admitted to the hospital, with a solitary scalp lump. Subcutaneous lumps of the scalp are common but usually benign; however, the painless lump in our patient turn...
During childbirth, many women sustain trauma to the perineum, which is the area between the vaginal opening and the anus. These tears can involve the perineal skin, the pelvic floor muscles, the exter...
The purpose of this study is to determine if delayed cord clamping above the perineum has an effect on neonatal hematocrit when compared to delayed cord clamping below the perineum in pre-...
In this study the investigators want to assess complications associated to pregnancy and delivery, and interventions used during labor. Pregnancy and delivery related complications are a ...
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Hypospadias is the second most common malformation of the male genitalia and consists in a congenital hypoplasia of its ventral face. Hypospadias results from abnormal development of the p...
Injury to the muscles of the back passage (anal canal) is a relatively common problem. This injury can result in problems with bowel control later in life and usually occurs during vaginal...
Potentially pathogenic bacteria found in nasal membranes, skin, hair follicles, and perineum of warm-blooded animals. They may cause a wide range of infections and intoxications.
The body region lying between the genital area and the ANUS. It is between the VULVA and the anus in the female, and between the SCROTUM and the anus in the male.
A malignant kidney tumor, caused by the uncontrolled multiplication of renal stem (blastemal), stromal (STROMAL CELLS), and epithelial (EPITHELIAL CELLS) elements. However, not all three are present in every case. Several genes or chromosomal areas have been associated with Wilms tumor which is usually found in childhood as a firm lump in a child's side or ABDOMEN.
A infiltrating (invasive) breast cancer, relatively uncommon, accounting for only 5%-10% of breast tumors in most series. It is often an area of ill-defined thickening in the breast, in contrast to the dominant lump characteristic of ductal carcinoma. It is typically composed of small cells in a linear arrangement with a tendency to grow around ducts and lobules. There is likelihood of axillary nodal involvement with metastasis to meningeal and serosal surfaces. (DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1205)
Soft tissue formed mainly by the pelvic diaphragm, which is composed of the two levator ani and two coccygeus muscles. The pelvic diaphragm lies just below the pelvic aperture (outlet) and separates the pelvic cavity from the PERINEUM. It extends between the PUBIC BONE anteriorly and the COCCYX posteriorly.
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