Question of the Day

Q. i am seeing a lot of patients who come to me with thromboctopenia and widal positive their titre are styphi O 1, 160 or more but dengue ELISA negative.but after one week they become dengue IgM positive.please explain is it coinfection dengue with typhiod or amnestic reaction or some thing else_ ...

Teaching Files/ Grand Rounds

A 5 year old boy presented in August 2015 with jaundice and decreased appetite for 2 months. He had been investigated by his pediatrician and found to have hepatitis. In view of non-improvement, he was referred to us for further management. On examin ...
Can this be chronic hepatitis A infection?
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Diagnostic Dilemma

A 5 years boy born of non-consanguineous marriage presented with ataxia, frequent falls during walking and weakness of lower limbs for 1 year. Mother also noticed intermittent tremulousness of lower limbs for 15 days. There was no history of fever, seizures, cranial nerve or focal neurological defic ...
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Q. Should antibiotics banned in animal fodder?
  • Yes, it leads to antibiotic drug resistance in humans
  • No, it prevents infections in animals and thus prevents zoonosis in humans
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