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Quick Case: Young patient with anterior wall myocardial infarction

By: Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani
A 40-year-old male patient presented with retrosternal pain and perspiration that was occurring for the past hour. He had mild chest pain a couple days prior. An ECG was done, and results were normal…

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Quick Case: Asymptomatic case of hodgkin’s lymphoma

By: Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani
A male patient, age 36, visited me for routine seasonal ailments. He was found to have swelling, large in size, in the submental region. Upon detailed investigations…

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Quick Case: Painless Haematuria

By: Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani, MBBS, PGDMCH
Renal cell carcinoma is the most common type of kidney cancer in adults. Renal cell carcinoma may remain clinically occult for most of its course. Only 10% of patients present with the classic triad of flank pain, haematuria, and flank mass. The treatment options for renal cell cancer are surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, immunotherapy, or…

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Quick Case: B12 Deficiency

By: Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani, MBBS, PGDMCH
Vitamin B12 deficiency is widely prevalent now a days. It is prevalent across gender and age, and it is also more prevalent in vegetarians. Vitamin B12 deficiency causes weakness, easy fatigability, tingling in limbs, at times impaired memory, and…

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Quick Case: Intracranial Bleed

By: Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani, MBBS, PGDMCH
Sudden increase in blood pressure at times can be dangerous. It can lead to bleeding anywhere in the body. Smooth control of blood pressure is a must for all. Regular monitoring is also mandatory. In this patient, a stable CKD patient, possible sudden increase in blood pressure lead to intracranial…

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Quick Case: Carcinoma of Breast

By: Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani, MBBS, PGDMCH
Any lump in the chest or axilla should be examined properly. Especially in females, breast examination is a must when an axillary lump is found. Even if tests are found negative for anything, regular screening is a must. All females above 40 years of age should be subjected to mammography at least…

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