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Objectives. Otomycosis is a common ENT disease frequenting the tropics. Its recurrent nature poses a great challenge to the treating physician. In spite of a number of antifungals in the market, the frequent nature of this disease warrants repeated use of these drugs, contributing to drug resistance and financial burden on the rural population. Our primary(More)
References 'Halliday HL. When to do a lumbar puncture in a neonate. Penicillin in infants weighing two kilograms or less with early-onset group B streptococcal disease. Diagnosis of neonatal bacteraemia Sir, I would like to comment on two letters in your March 1989 issue. Miceli Sopo et al believe that values for positive predictive accuracy of '56 8%, 59%,(More)
A foreign body in the larynx is an airway emergency that requires urgent evaluation and treatment. Irregular foreign bodies tend to orient in a sagittal plane and may produce only partial obstruction, allowing adequate air movement, hence making them undetectable for a long period of time. We report a case of a laryngotracheal foreign body that remained(More)
Neurophysiologic responses of newborn infants delivered after normal onset of labor are compared with those of newborn infants whose mothers had labor induced with oxytocin or prostaglandin F2 alpha. No differences in brain activity or heart rate were detected between groups in terms of frequency of response to auditory, visual, tactile, or olfactory(More)
Skeletal tuberculosis is a well-known disease entity. We report the first case involving hyoid bone and the use of polymerase chain reaction-based test in detection and management. A 62-year-old male presented with neck swelling of a 20-day duration along with change of voice and dysphagia. Examination revealed a cystic, osteolytic lesion of the hyoid bone(More)