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Five children (three males, two females; four right-, one left-handed; age range 6 to 14 years) who developed aphasia after gross-total excision of left predominantly thalamic tumors are reported. Three patients had Broca aphasia, one had mixed transcortical aphasia, and one patient had conduction aphasia. In the months after surgery, three children(More)
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia results from an adrenal enzyme deficiency, that causes an underproduction of glucocorticoids and sometimes mineralocorticoids and a resultant overproduction of androgens, until treatment with replacement glucocorticoids is instituted. The goal of this study was to determine the frequency and etiology of white-matter changes(More)
A 3-year-old, right-handed girl developed a conduction-type aphasia following a second generalized seizure in the setting of a developing abscess involving left subcortical and cortical angular gyrus and arcuate fasciculus, and the posterior corpus callosum. The language disorder was fluent, characterized by age appropriate mean length of utterance and(More)
BACKGROUND To assess the renal growth and function of neonates during infancy in relation to birth weight and gestational age. METHODS A longitudinal study was conducted at a tertiary hospital in South India from June 2010 to August 2014. Low birth weight neonates (LBW) were further sub-classified based on gestational age and compared with normal birth(More)
Rapidly progressing necrotic ulcerations and sinuses in specific cutaneous Hodgkin's disease Sir, A 25-year-old gentleman presented with a progressively enlarging swelling over the right side of the neck for seven months. He also had a large fungating ulcer over the right supraclavicular region with extensive edema of the chest wall and right upper limb for(More)
Scleromyxedema is a rare, chronic and persistent idiopathic disorder characterized by a generalized papular eruption due to dermal mucin deposition with an increase in dermal collagen. Patients usually have associated paraproteinemia. We describe the case of a 59-year-old gentleman with features of scleromyxedema, who had severe pruritus, scalp involvement,(More)
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