Category Archives: Case Studies

Case Study: Appropriate Care for an 80 Year Old Man from India with Dementia

By: Dr. P. Lal Arora
I have known of an 80 years old business man in India who started with memory loss a couple of years ago and was diagnosed with…

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Quick Case: Giant Cell Tumor of Ilium in a Young Female

By: Dr. Swapan Samanta
A 24 years old female presented with inability to rise, walk or move her waist/lower body parts suddenly for just one month incidentally following…

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Quick Case: Vacuum Therapy After Skin Grafting

By: Dr. J. Gnanaraj, Mr. L. R. Bravin, Mr. Wise Jacob, Regina and Tamilvannan
Negative Pressure Wound therapy [NPWT] has been in use since the early nineties for treating non healing wounds. It decreased the edema, improves circulation and neo-vascularization, granulation…

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Quick Case: The Dramatic Benefit of Vacuum Therapy Treatment

By: Dr. J. Gnanaraj and Mr. W. Jacob
Mr. S is a known diabetic patient who came to the hospital with septicemia. He had a coronary artery bypass carried out in 2007 and noticed a non-healing wound in the…

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Quick Case: Asymptomatic Conjunctival Cysticercosis

By: Dr. Swapan Samanta
Cysticercus cellulosae is caused by the larval form of Taenia solium, or pork tapeworm. Humans can get the adult worm in the intestine by consuming…

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Quick Case: Tuberculosis of the Prostate – Is It Rare in India?

By: Dr. Swapan Samanta
In the last one year, I have done 70 Tru-Cut biopsies of prostate, all having raised PSA levels. Forty out of them were diagnosed with…

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Quick Case: Kala-azar is Still Clinically Neglected in India

By: Dr. Swapan Samanta
A few months back, a 9-year-old boy presented with chronic ill-health, loss of appetite, loss of weight, severe anemia, mild thrombocytopenia and occasional fever. He also had hepatosplenomegaly. A routine hemogram reported…

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