Asha Mukherjee

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Epilepsy partialis continua is an uncommon, localisation-related, seizure characterised by simple partial motor seizures with repetitive clonic jerks. A case of type I diabetes mellitus in a child who had presented with epilepsy partialis continua is presented. Antiglutamic acid decarboxylase 65 antibodies were found in his serum. Seizures were eventually(More)
A 4 1/2-year-old boy presented with recurrent cough and cold of 2 years duration. Chest x-ray revealed collapse consolidation of right lower lobe. Rigid bronchoscopy was done and the nozzle of a pen was extracted from right main bronchus. The radiological improvement took three months after extraction of the foreign body. Undetected foreign body aspiration(More)
A 2 year old boy presented with features of opsoclonus, myoclonus and ataxia. Routine investigations of blood, urine, x-ray chest, bone scan, EEG and MRI of brain, were normal. Urine for VMA was negative. A right suprarenal mass was detected at MRI of abdomen. The mass was resected completely and was found histologically to be of differentiating type of(More)
Febrile convulsion is the most frequently occurring epilepsy syndrome, experienced in infants/children between 6 months and 5 years of age associated with fever >38 degrees C. Children having first or second degree relative with history of febrile convulsion, neonatal nursery stay of more than 30 days, developmental delay or attendance at day care centre(More)
Neonatal cutaneous mastocytosis is rare infiltrative disorder of the skin. Though often asymptomatic, systemic features may be associated with any clinical pattern of the disorder at any age group. We present our experience with a 3 1/2 months old female child. She presented with recurrent eruption of tense bullae preceded by flushing, irritability since(More)
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