Murtazamustafa's scientific contributions

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Osteoarthritis being common degenerative disorder especially in both sexes of elderly with higher risk among obese, previous injury, developmental disorder & inherited disorder of joints/limbs remains area of focus for researchers, physicians & governments. Diagnosis is straightforward based on history and imaging, but management always remains cha...
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Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a severe disease of sudden onset that spreads rapidly. The disease is more common in the adults and is rare in the children. The infection enters the body through a break in the skin such as cut or burn. Majority of the cases involve methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus(MRSA), anaerobic species, Enterobacteriace...
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Thalassemia's are genetic disorders inherited from a person's parents. Thalassemia's are prevalent worldwide with 25,000 deaths in 2013.Highest rates are in the Mediterranean, Italy, Greece, Turkey, West Asia, North Africa, South Asian, and Southeast Asia. Highest carriers(30% of the population) in the Maldives.Thalassemia's are classified into alp...
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Highest rates of snake envenoming and mortalities in South Asia, Southeast Asia,Sub-Share Africa with India reporting the most deaths. World Health Organization listed snakebite as a neglected disease. Clinical manifestations of snakebite include overwhelming fear, nausea vomiting diarrhea, vertigo, faintingtachycardia, and cold, clammy skin. Most...
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Hemophilia a genetic disorder with patient's inability to stop bleeding. There are two main types of hemophilia, hemophiliaA due to not enough clotting factor VIII and hemophilia B due to not enough factor IX,and acquired hemophilia A(AHA) caused by autoantibodies against clotting factor VIII(FVIII).AHA is associated with malignancy,autoimmune diso...
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Diphtheria outbreaks, though very rare, still occur worldwide, in the developed and developing countries. Diphtheria has high mortality in non-vaccinated populations. Corynebacterium diphtheria produce very potent toxin when infected with a bacteriophage that migrates the toxin-encoding genetic elements into bacteria. The R domain binds to a cell s...

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... [4,5] Initial presenting features may include erythema not sharply demarcated, edema, tenderness, skin lesions, blister formation, ulceration, necrosis, crepitus, pain out of proportion, and subcutaneous tissue induration. [1,6] Overlying tissue may appear unaffected despite underlying fascial infection. [6] Surgical intervention is the only definitive modality to differentiate between NF, myositis, and pyomyositis. ...
... Left untreated, thalassemia major patients die mostly from heart failure. [15] Qualitative hemoglobin disorders are caused by mutations that distort the normal globin 3-dimensional structure. [16] The glutamate to valine at the sixth amino acid position on the β-globin subunit. ...
... All together 81 patients were included in this study. The highest incidence of snake bite was observed in patients with ages between (15)(16)(17)(18)(19)(20)(21)(22)(23)(24)(25)(26)(27)(28)(29) years followed by (30-44) years. The mean age of patients in our study was (30±18) years. ...
... Di Belgia pada tahun 2016, seorang gadis berusia 3 tahun meninggal karena difteri. Pada bulan Juni, Juli 2016, terdapat 22 kasus difteri dengan 5 meninggal karena difteri di Malaysia (Mustafa et al., 2016). Di Yaman, di mana perang saudara telah berlangsung sejak Maret 2015, wabah besar difteri diketahui pada Oktober 2017 dan Mei 2020, wabah difteri masih berlangsung (Badell et al., 2021). ...