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Q. What is the incidence of scurvy and rickets in HIV infected children?

Teaching Files/ Grand Rounds

A 12-year-old boy presented in November 2013 with abdominal pain and vomiting. He was operated for acute appendicitis with a perforation 5 months ago. His current CT scan abdomen showed a short segment stricture in the ileum with moderate dilation of ...
Should this child be given anti-tuberculous therapy?
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Diagnostic Dilemma

A 22 months old girl presented with fever for 10 days, diarrhea and abdominal distension for 3 days. On examination, she was pale, heart rate was 104/min, capillary refill time (CRT) was < 3 seconds. The abdomen was distended with sluggish bowel sounds. Other systems were normal. X-Ray abdomen showe ...
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Q. In February 2018, XDR typhoid outbreak was reported in Pakistan that was resistant to fluoroquinolones and third-generation cephal..
  • Yes, typhoid vaccine should be a part of the routine immunization schedule
  • No, typhoid can still be treated with azithromycin and carbapenems.
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