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Q. What is the HTE effect of l-carnitine in a diabetic child?

Teaching Files/ Grand Rounds

A 6-year-old boy presented with passing recurrent worms in the stool for three years for which he had been treated with multiple courses of anthelminthics in form of albendazole and mebendazole. Additionally, he also had severe itching in the anal ...
What will be the best course of management for this patient and his family?
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Diagnostic Dilemma

A 3 years girl presented with recurrent fever for 4 months. It started with fever and cough and a convulsion 4 months ago when she was treated with valproic acid and diagnosed as febrile convulsion. She had another episode of convulsion a month later with a fever. Now fever is persistent for the pa ...
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Q. Do all antenatally diagnosed cleft lip and palate require further genetic testing?
  • Yes, as it can be associated with various syndromes....
  • No, as most of the times it is an isolated physical condition. ...
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