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June 19, 2018

Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

Dr. Shambhu Kumar, (MBBS, MD, DM (AIIMS, New Delhi, India),Consultant Neurology, Glocal Hospital, Begusarai SUMMARY Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is chronic progressive encephalitis of childhood and young adults due to persistent measles virus infection. The usual age of onset is between 5 and 15 years. Variable clinical presentations and inaccessibility of specialist may lead to a diagnostic dilemma and unnecessary investigations...
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June 19, 2018 / Journal

A case of Milia

Dr Sujit Bhattacharya M.B.B.S, MD (General Medicine) FNA, FNASc, FAMS. A case of Milia on the face of a female aged about 45 years. Milia is characterized by small, hard, white bumps on the face of infants, teens, and adults. These bumps are benign in nature but incredibly stubborn, lasting for weeks, months, sometimes longer. Getting rid of them can...
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June 19, 2018

Child with Kala-azar

Dr Sujit Bhattacharya M.B.B.S, MD (General Medicine) FNA, FNASc, FAMS. Visceral Leishmaniasis or Kala-azar is prevalent in many countries Worldwide. The disease is one of the neglected tropical diseases (NTD). The symptoms and signs of the disease include prolonged fever, loss of weight, anaemia, and liver and spleen enlargements. In the Indian Sub-continent, India, Bangladesh and Nepal are highly endemic...
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