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OBJECTIVE This study was performed to determine the occurrence of hypoxic hepatitis in full-term neonates after perinatal asphyxia and to correlate between the rise in enzymes and severity of asphyxia with Apgar score and hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) grading of the neonates. METHOD AND MATERIAL This prospective case-controlled study was conducted(More)
Obesity and its associated comorbidities have emerged as a major health problem garnering interests from both public health agencies and mainstream media consumers. With increasing awareness on its impact on health, finances, and community at large, it has come to the forefront for scientific research and development of health plans. The need for better(More)
Thrombocytopenia absent radius (TAR) syndrome is a very rare and infrequently seen congenital disorder with an approximate frequency of 0.42/100,000 live births. It is associated with bilateral absence of radii, hypo-megakaryocytic thrombocytopenia, and presence of both thumbs. The other systems which are affected by TAR syndrome include skeletal,(More)
AIM To study the pattern of various adverse drug reactions (ADRs) occurring in children attending the Department of Pediatrics, SMGS Hospital, Jammu over 1 year. SUBJECTS AND METHODS This was a prospective study, with study population of patients attending Department of Pediatrics over a period of 1 year. A structured format was used to enroll the(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE Bacteriologic profile and risk factors for ESBL sepsis in newborns admitted to a Level III NICU. METHODS This was a retrospective observational study that enrolled newborns admitted to NICU with perinatal risk factors or clinical signs of sepsis and positive blood culture from January 2013 to August 2014. Blood cultures were done by BACTEC(More)
Advances in neonatology and intensive monitoring has increased our ability to identify and measure blood pressure in sick premature and term infants and this has contributed to an increased awareness of hypertension in the NICU. A few recent studies done by Zubrow and others have offered many new information on blood pressure values over the first month(More)
Complete penile agenesis (aphallia) is a very rare congenital anomaly. Around 80 cases have been reported to date. Diagnosis of this rare anomaly is made by clinical examination, but treatment options and parental counselling for gender assignment is difficult and challenging for the treating doctor. We report a case of an infant with complete penile(More)
Klippel-Trénaunay syndrome (KTS or KT) is an infrequently seen dermatological syndrome, which is often viewed as a triad of vascular malformation (capillary malformations or port-wine brands), venous varicosity, and soft tissue and/or bony hypertrophy. We report a case of a 12-year-old male who presented to us with the symptoms of varicose plaques over both(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to determine the frequency of chromosomal aberrations in children aged <19 years with newly diagnosed acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), attending/admitted in the Department of Pediatrics and Radiotherapy, Government Medical College, Jammu. Furthermore, we aimed to study the correlation between the cytogenetic molecular(More)
About four million newborn children die annually. Almost one quarter (23%) of these deaths are caused by perinatal asphyxia, most of them in developing countries [1-3]. The clinical signs following perinatal asphyxia have been called hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). HIE occurs in 1 to 3 per 1,000 live births in high income countries, and up to 20 per(More)