Medical Journal of Malaysia



Rubella Immunization in Malaysia - 20 Years on, and the Challenges Ahead
A Narimah

Original Articles

Congenital Deafness: High Prevalence of a V371 Mutation in the Gjb2 Gene Among Deaf School Children in Alor Setar
B H I Ruszymah, I Farah Wahida, Y Zakinah, Z Zahari, M D Norazlinda, L Saim, B S Aminuddin

Review of Risk Factors Associated with the Anastomosis Leakage in Anterior Resection in Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
C M Teoh, T Gunasegaram, K Y Chan, N Sukumar, I Sagap

Challenges in the Treatment of Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma: A Ray of Hope
A N Norleza, B S Gendeh

Attitude Towards Rape: A Comparative Study Among Prospective Physicians of Malaysia
G Sivagnanam, K L Bairy, Urban D’Souza

Prevalence of Nocturnal Polyuria in Patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
H F Yoong, M Bala Sundaram, Z Aida

Deaths in Children During an Outbreak of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease in Peninsular Malaysia - Clinical and Pathological Characteristics
K Shekhar, M S Lye, O Norlijah, Flora Ong, L M Looi, R Khuzaiah, I Marzuki, Members of the outbreak study group: I Hussein, S L Wong, Jai Mohan, M Sinniah, S Abu Bakar

Maternal Passive Smoking and its Effect on Maternal, Neonatal And Placental Parameters
K N Ramesh, M K Vidyadaran, Y M Goh, A A Nasaruddin, A B E Jammal, S Zainab

The Use of Mycophenolate Mofetil in Treating Patients with Non Responding Aplastic Anemia
G G Gan, C F Leong, J V Sangkar, A Teh, K Y Goh, S K Cheong

“Discovery to Treatment” Window in Patients with Smear-Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis
C Loh, A Codati, M Jamil, Z Mohd Noor, P Vijayasingham

Dialysis for End Stage Renal Disease: A Descriptive Study in Penang Hospital
M Shaza, G Rozina, M I Mohamed Izham, S S Syed Azhar

Does Clinical Exposure to Patients in Medical School Affect Trainee Doctors’ Attitudes Towards Mental Disorders and Patients? - A Pilot Study
S M K Tan, M T Azmi, J P Reddy, M H Shaharom, R Rosdinom, T Maniam, Z Z Ruzanna, I H Minas

Turn-Around-Time of Radiographs in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
J Rohana, N Y Boo, S C Yong, LC Ong, Third Year Medical Students

Rubella Vaccination Programme in Malaysia: Analysis of a Seroprevalence Study in an Antenatal Clinic
Z Sekawi, W M N Muizatul, M Marlyn, M A Y Jamil, I Ilina

The Role of Climate on Malaria Incidence Rate in Four Governorates of Yemen
M A K Al-Mansoob, M M Al-Mazzah

Case Reports

Asymptomatic Chronically Retained Gauze in the Pelvic Cavity
Y Imran, M Z Nor Azman

Molecular Genetic Analysis of a Supratentorial Haemangioblastoma in a Non-Von Hippel Lindau Patient
I Zamzuri, M M Ghazali, N Zainuddin, S Sulong, S M Samarendra, A A Mohd Yusoff, A R M Ariff, J Abdullah

Use of Combined Contralateral Deltopectoral Skin Flap And Ipsilateral Island Latissimus Dorsi Myocutaneous Flap for Massive Cervico - Thoracic Oesophagus Defect Repair
CM Yap

Intractable Epistaxis Secondary to a Post-Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm
G S Mann, R Philip, A Balachandran

Bilateral Anterior Chamber Intraocular Lenses Dislocation in a Patient with Habitual Eye Rubbing
E P Poh, N Nor Fariza, I Mariam

Kimura’s Disease: An Unusual Cause of Cervical Tumor
A Asma, A A Maizaton

Delayed Complication of Radiotherapy: Laryngeal Fibrosis and Bilateral Vocal Cord Immobility
N Prepageran, R Raman

Cochlear Implantation in Congenital Cochlear Abnormalities
R L Ahmad, S Lokman

Migration of a Foreign Body in the Maxillary Sinus Illustrating Natural Mucociliary Action
K P Pang, J K Siow, H M Tan

Histoplasmosis of the Larynx
S Subramaniam, A H R Abdullah, I Hairuzah

Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Infection Complicated by Empyema: A Rare Presentation
N Othman, C W Yip, N A Samat

Letter to Editor

Potential Problems with Interventions that Restrict Access to Patients Who Present Inappropriately to Emergency Departments
Joseph Y S Ting

Continuing Medical Education

Understanding Hyperemesis Gravidarum
K Y Loh, N Sivalingam