Monthly Archives: November 2014

Rhinosporidiosis: Experience in an Endemic Area in India

Rhinosporidiosis has been defined as a chronic granulomatous disease characterized by production of polyps and other manifestations of hyperplasia of nasal mucosa. (1) The etiological agent is Rhinosporidium seeberi. Rhinosporidium seeberi was initially believed to be a sporozoan, but it is now considered to be a fungus and has been provisionally placed under…

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Case Study: Non-gestational ovarian choriocarcinoma in a young female

By: Dr. Moushumi Lodh, Dr. Abhishek Mukherjee and Dr. Ratnadeep Ganguly
Our patient, a twenty-two-year-old was brought to the emergency department of our hospital with a history of unconsciousness and sudden fall. Her pupils were responding sluggishly, and she was not able to move her right limbs when she arrived in the emergency department, although her left limbs were showing spontaneous…

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Metropolis Healthcare launches Oncomet

Metropolis Healthcare Ltd, The Pathology Specialists, launched Oncomet, a specialized division in Oncology Diagnosis in order to make cancer testing affordable and accessible for the Indian population. Oncomet will offer more than…

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Quick Case: Adenocarcinoid of Appendix in a 34-year-old Female

By: Dr. Swapan Samanta
A 34-year-old woman underwent an operation for recurrent appendicitis. She was suffering from frequent pain and a vague lump feeling in the right iliac fossa region for the last…

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Surgical Approaches in Orthopaedics – General Principles

This is a short educational presentation for junior registrars in orthopaedics covering general principles of surgical approaches in orthopaedics. The presentation gives brief idea of surgical principles to be followed while preparing for general orthopedic surgeries. Surgical approaches in orthopaedics- General principles from Mohan Krishna Althuri Dr. A. Mohan Krishna,… 

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Common Causes of Painful Shoulder

This is a short presentation on common causes of shoulder pain, its clinical features,diagnostic methods and treatment modalities. This presentation would be helpful for general paractioners, orthopedic juniour registrars. Painful shoulder from Mohan Krishna Althuri Dr. A. Mohan Krishna, M.S. Ortho, MCh Orth(UK) is currently a consultant orthopedic surgeon at… 

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Back Pain and Pregnancy: Causes and Tips to Manage Back Pain

This is a patient education presentation. It gives a brief a description of causes of back pain during pregnancy. It also give tips for avoiding and managing back pain during pregnancy. Back pain and pregnancy from Mohan Krishna Althuri Dr. A. Mohan Krishna, M.S. Ortho, MCh Orth(UK) is currently a… 

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