Publications by authors named "Nur Asma Sapiai"

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Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis 2 weeks after the first dose of mRNA SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2021 08 8;163(8):2359-2362. Epub 2021 Jun 8.

Department of Neurosciences, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, 16150, Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia.

The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), also known as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a highly transmissible virus and has become pandemic. Part of the prevention of disease spread by the Malaysian government is by getting COVID-19 vaccine. Using the mRNA technology, the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is one of the vaccines been approved by the Drug Control Authority in Malaysia. Herein, we report an immediate complication of cerebral VST after the first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.
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August 2021

A Case Rarity: Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma with Squamous Metaplasia Complicated with Chronic Discharging Ulcers.

Indian J Surg Oncol 2019 Dec 2;10(4):676-678. Epub 2019 Sep 2.

2Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia (Hosp USM), 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan Malaysia.

We report a unique case of differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) with squamous metaplasia complicated with chronic discharging ulcer. A 76-year-old gentleman was referred to us after defaulted treatment 1 year post-total thyroidectomy. He presented to us with long-standing chronic, non-healing, ulcerative and discharging wound at the anterior neck at previous total thyroidectomy scar. The primary tumour was histologically diagnosed as papillary malignant cells with extensive squamous metaplasia. Squamous metaplasia is a rare finding in thyroid carcinoma that carried a poorer prognostic factor.
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December 2019