Umer Malik, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Umer Malik

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Mycosis fungoides

Mycosis Fungoides I. What every physician needs to know. Mycosis fungoides (MF) is the most common type of cutaneous T cell lymphoma which manifests as patches, plaques, or nodules on non-sun exposed areas of the skin. These skin lesions may slowly evolve into tumors. In severe cases, MF also involves extracutaneous tissues such as the…

Complications of Diabetes Mellitus

I. Problem/Condition. In the United States, the estimated prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) is between 4.4-17.9 %. While diabetes has a major impact on quality of life and economics, the associated vascular complications result in approximately 14 % of US health care expenses. The complications of DM are divided into macrovascular (coronary artery disease, stroke…

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