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Q. Want to know recent alpha blockers {like tamsulolin} which can be used in children for lower ureteric, urethral stones_?

Teaching Files/ Grand Rounds

A 2 month old girl presented with cough and breathlessness. She was ventilated and detected to have bilateral interstitial pneumonia along with hypoglycemia. Her liver function tests were also abnormal and she required multiple blood and plasma trans ...
Does interstital pneumonia with CMV need treatment with anti-herpes agents?
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Diagnostic Dilemma

An 8 years old boy presented with cough for 4 months. His Mantoux test was 22 mm and chest X-Ray was suggestive of primary complex. In view of recurrent cough, a serum IgE was done that was elevated (4763 IU/L). He was started on antituberculous therapy (ATT) and completed 6 months of ATT. There wer ...
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Q. With congenital CMV being the most common congenital infection, should it be mandatory to screen all newborn babies for CMV?
  • No, it is not cost-effective as most congenital CMV infections are asymptomatic
  • Yes, it can prevent deafness and other complications if treated earlier
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