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Q. laboratory diagnosis of congenital hypothyroidism

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A 1 ½ months old boy was referred for jaundice with clay stools since birth. There was history of Rh incompatibility which led to jaundice in neonatal period that required phototherapy and exchange transfusion in the baby. Subsequently the child was ...
What is the likely cause of neonatal cholestasis_?
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Diagnostic Dilemma

A 2 years old girl presented with progressive swelling over neck and back since 15 days with inability to move neck and back. She had a fall on her occiput 1 month back. She had right sided congenital torticollis since birth due to sternomastoid tumor. On examination, she was pale and had spasm with ...
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Q. Should the government pay for enzyme replacement therapy for rare lysosomal diseases?
  • Yes, it is too expensive for patients to pay
  • No, this will lead to more health expenses for a very few selected patients

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