May-Aug 2016 Volume 2 Issue 2

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  • Abstract Introduction: Acute appendicitis is the most common cause of acute abdomen in young adults. It is also one of the most common conditions requiring emergency surgery. Macroscopically normal-appearing appendix, removed from patients with suspected acute appendicitis, on histopathological examination may reveal a more sinister underlying pathology. We did a retrospective study of the histopathological examination
  • Authors Riti T K Sinha, Aniruna Dey
  • Category Original article

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  • Abstract Background: The presence of open fontanelle in infants plays a major role in the ability to image the brain with ultrasound. The premature infants are more prone for hypoxic-ischemic insults and complications, which on early diagnosis helps the neonatal brain to protect from further insults.
  • Authors K Humsene, N Krishnaveni, B Sarada
  • Category Original article

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  • Abstract Lymphatic filariasis is an endemic infection seen predominantly in the tropical and subtropical regions, and approximately 120 million people are infected and 1.1 billion are at risk of infection all over the globe. It presents with lymphatic dysfunction in various forms such as elephantiasis
  • Authors Ashwini Bakde, Amit Disawal, Kishor Taori, Aarti Aanand, Prajwalit Gaur, Manish Agrawal
  • Category Case Report

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  • Abstract Background: Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is a widely used biochemical marker for the early detection and monitoring of patients with prostatic cancer. PSA level show ever may vary with patient age, race and may be elevated in conditions such as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostatitis
  • Authors Raja Parthiban, A N Roopa, Kusuma Puttaswamy, Shameem Shariff
  • Category Original article

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  • Abstract Objectives and Aims: The sharp object injury and occupational exposures to blood and body fluids have kept to be a serious problem for the healthcare personnel (HCP), especially in the developing countries. The aim of this study was to evaluate the occupational exposures to blood
  • Authors Filiz Bayar, R Erkal Ozkan, Dilek Tas
  • Category Original article

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  • Abstract Introduction or Background: Training of undergraduate (UG) medical students in research methodology is an important but a highly neglected part in the medical curriculum. The UG students even though they are motivated are not involved in research projects.
  • Authors Y D Shilpashree, Aliya Nusrath, A Rajeshwari
  • Category Original article

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  • Abstract Background: Hypertension is a common and independent risk factor of cardiovascular disease, especially the coronary artery disease. The primary or essential hypertension can be classified further, based on the blood pressure measurements, done during initial assessment and diagnosis.
  • Authors S Vijayalakshmi, K Pramila, R Lalitha
  • Category Original article

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  • Abstract Isolated tuberculosis (TB) of the appendix is a rare occurrence. Its reported incidence is only 0.1-0.6%. The diagnosis is usually made only after histopathological examination of the resected specimen. The present case is of a 14-year-old male child who presented with signs and symptoms of acute
  • Authors Riti T K Sinha, Aniruna Dey
  • Category Case Report

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  • Abstract Neural fibrolipomas are hamartomas of peripheral nerves. They are benign, usually manifesting as a soft, slowly growing painless fusiform swelling of a segment of peripheral nerve. This condition is common in the upper limb, but the condition is very rare on foot. We hereby report a case of painful neural
  • Authors Gopya Naik, Debasubhra Mitra, Shivakumar Shetty, C R Raghuveer
  • Category Case Report

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  • Abstract A 48-year-old female presented to oncology clinic with a 2-month history of progressively worsening dull aching pain and swelling in the right flank along the inferior costal margin. Skin examination showed raised, erythematous lesion which
  • Authors Prakash Vishnu
  • Category Letter to editor

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