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Case Study: Faucial Diphtheria Complicated with Myocarditis and Cardiac Failure

By Dr. Swapan Samanta and Dr. Malay Acharyya
Due to universal immunization, cases of diphtheria are rare now-a-days. Recently a 12-year-old male with incomplete vaccination history presented with a fever, sore throat and “bull-neck.” Investigations confirmed the diagnosis of…

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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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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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Quick Case: Rectal Cancer Presenting as a Perineal Abscess

By: Dr. Swapan Samanta
A 74-year-old male presented with a painful swelling for the last 3 months, along with dyschezia, dysuria and bloody stools. The lesion measured about 4 cm in diameter, and it was…

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Case Study: Coexistent Vitamin D and Iron Deficiency in a Child

By: Dr. Moushumi Lodh
Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency worldwide, and vitamin D deficiency is a major global health issue. We present here the case of an 11-year-old boy with coexistent iron and vitamin D deficiency manifested as tiredness, leg cramps and a lack of visible weight gain over the last year.

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Case Study: Hyperkalemia and ECG Changes

By: Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani
A 70-year-old male presented to the ER with giddiness & presyncope for the past two hours. He was also having difficulty in breathing. No other history was known, except that he was diabetic.

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Quick Case: Accelerated Hypertension

By: Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani
Patient Profile: Age: 50, Sex: Male, History: Nothing particular, Presenting complaints: Multiple migrating joint pains, feeling tired since 1 week.

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