Question of the Week

Q. A 12 years old boy came from an endemic area of malaria of Bihar with a history of two episodes of malaria in the past treated by chloroquine. He just came for routine examination only, on examination he is having just papable spleen only no lymphadenopathy, no hepatomegaly. His CBC, GBP, and PS for ...

Teaching Files/ Grand Rounds

A 13-year-old female with a history of atopy presented with a recurrent and worsening skin rash for 2 months (Figure 1). Around age 3 years, she developed a scaly, pink patch in the shape of a heart on her left dorsal foot. She was treated for tinea ...
What are the causes of annular skin lesions in the pediatric population and how ...
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Diagnostic Dilemma

A 12 year old boy born of non consanguineous marriage presented with gradual weakness of all 4 limbs for 3 years. Weakness initially started in both legs with clumsiness of gait and frequent falls and inability to get up from sitting position. Now since the past 1 year, the child is not able to walk ...
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Q. WHO has issued a conditional recommendation against the use of remdesivir in hospitalized patients, regardless of disease severity..
  • Yes, currently no evidence that remdesivir improves survival and other outcomes in these patients
  • No, remdesivir has shown in previous studies to have cut time to recovery
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