Arani V. Sridhar

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UNLABELLED Pulmonary thromboembolism is rarely recognized in young children, even in hospital settings. All current management decisions for children with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) are directly extrapolated from treatment recommendations for adults with no further validation. We report the case of a 6-y-old child presenting with deep vein thrombosis of the(More)
Peripheral neuropathy is an uncommon complication in paediatric systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). We report the case of a 10-year-old Chinese girl who developed peripheral neuropathy within 3 months of the onset of SLE and presented with bilateral foot drop and sensory symptoms of both hands and feet. There was no involvement of the central nervous system(More)
Delayed herniation of the abdominal contents through a congenital diaphragmatic hernia may occur beyond the neonatal period. The case is reported of a 9 month old child presenting with acute respiratory distress secondary to tension gastrothorax. The chest radiograph showed a tension gastrothorax. Nasogastric tube placement confirmed herniation of the(More)
Tuberculous radiculomyelitis (TBRM) is an uncommon complication of TB meningitis. The authors report the case of a 10-year-old Asian girl with trisomy 21, who presented with acute urinary retention and fever. She was initially treated for a urinary tract infection. After an acute neurological deterioration she was found to have evidence of TB meningitis(More)
BACKGROUND Currently inhaled corticosteroids are the main stay in the maintenance treatment of chronic asthma in children. Although inhaled corticosteroids play a crucial role in the management of childhood asthma, the long-term side effects of inhaled corticosteroids used in the management of chronic asthma in children are not clearly known. OBJECTIVES(More)
We report an adolescent girl who had left-sided neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) due to impingement of the scalenus anterior muscle with bilateral changes on nerve conduction studies and responded well to surgical decompression. A 13-year-old Caucasian girl presented with intermittent pain, swelling, erythema, tingling and numbness of the palmar(More)
DESCRIPTION A 12-year-old young girl presented with progressively worsening, generalised, chronic daily headaches for nearly 18 months. There were no vomiting, visual or sensory symptoms. Headaches were not associated with any postural variation or symptoms suggestive of intrac-ranial hypertension. She had a history of chronic rhinitis. Concerns were also(More)