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June 19, 2018 / Journal

Tetany

Dr Sujit Bhattacharya M.B.B.S, MD (General Medicine) FNA, FNASc, FAMS. Tetany is a symptom complex caused by low blood calcium due to a Variety of conditions. Low blood calcium stimulates the muscles. This results in muscle spasm, hyperflexibilitty and tremor. Tetany generally affects the fingers of the hands, but can involve any muscle. It may produce carpopedal spasms, bronchospasm, laryngospasm...
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June 19, 2018

Atypical Presentation of Parkinsonism

  A 75 year old woman was admitted to the Glocal Hospital, Krishnanagore, West Bengal, India, presenting with continuous repetitive movements of the lower and upper jaws when the lips were touching each other. Her blood pressure was 160/90 mm Hg and her heart rate was 88 beats per min. She had resting tremor predominately in the fingers. She had...
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June 19, 2018

A case of massive cerebral haemorrhage

Authors: Biswarup Bhowmic, Sujit K. Bhattacharya, Anish Banerjee, Sudeshna Ganguly, Kabita Bhattacharya and Sabahat Azim Affiliation: Glocal Healthcare Systems Pvt Ltd, Kolkata, India & Glocal Hospital, Berhampur, India Corresponding author: Sujit K. Bhattacharya, sujitkbhattacharya@yahoo.com A male patient aged 62 years reported to the Emergency Department of Glocal Hospital, Berhampur, in a comatose condition with B.P. 210/110 mm of Hg. GCS...
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