Dipti Kumar

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Hemolytic anemia usually gives rise to only a modest elevation of serum bilirubin. Unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia of an extreme degree should raise suspicion of additional factors. We describe a 10-year-old child suffering from hereditary spherocytosis, who had unusually high levels of unconjugated serum bilirubin and was diagnosed to have Gilbert syndrome(More)
Tetanus remains endemic in India. A retrospective hospital-based study was conducted to review the profile of all children admitted with diagnosis of tetanus between January 2009 and December 2010. A total of 140 cases of tetanus were admitted; 45 cases of neonatal tetanus (NT) and 77 cases of post-neonatal tetanus (PNT) were studied. Age of presentation of(More)
Human tail refers to a congenital cutaneous appendix protruding from the lumbosacral region. It is usually associated with an underlying spina bifida occulta, a form of spinal dysraphism. A contiguous fibrolipoma can sometimes be seen extending from the subcutaneous portion of the tail into the inferior spinal cord, resulting in tethered cord syndrome.(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of stress on laparoscopic skills between obstetrics and gynecology residents. DESIGN Observational prospective cohort study. DESIGN CLASSIFICATION Prospective cohort. SETTING Urban teaching university hospital. PARTICIPANTS (PATIENTS) Thirty-one obstetrics and gynecology residents, postgraduate years 1 to 4. (More)
Respiratory distress in an infant is a common cause of admission in neonatal intensive care facility. Obstructive lesions of the airway constitute a minority of problems in the new born but present a diagnostic challenge. We present a 30-day-old male infant admitted with respiratory distress who was diagnosed to have an oropharyngeal cystic mass which on(More)
Scrub typhus is an acute febrile mite-born rickettsial infection caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi (formely called Rickettsiatsutsugamushi). This infection is very uncommon in neonates. We report a case of 19-day-old newborn presenting with clinical features mimicking severe sepsis but was subsequently diagnosed with primary scrub typhus infection. The(More)
Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism | Volume 21 | March 2017 | ESICON 2016 Abstracts S2 Primary testicular failure: A search for ideal biomarkers Ashutosh Halder, Prashant Kumar, Manish Jain Reproductive Biology, AIIMS, New Delhi, India. E-mail: ashutoshhalder@gmail.com Background: Primary testicular failure (hypergonadotropic hypogonadism)(More)