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B12 deficiency with neurological manifestations in the absence of anaemia
BackgroundVitamin B12 deficiency is often diagnosed with hematological manifestations of megaloblastic macrocytic anemia, which is usually the initial presentation. Neurological symptoms are oftenExpand
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Kounis syndrome secondary to amoxicillin/clavulanic acid administration: a case report and review of literature
BackgroundKounis syndrome is the concurrence of acute coronary syndromes with mast cells activation induced by hypersensitivity and anaphylactoid insults and is increasingly encountered in clinicalExpand
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A rare complication of pulmonary tuberculosis: a case report
BackgroundPulmonary tuberculosis remains an important public health problem globally and one of the most prevalent infectious diseases in Sri Lanka. It can cause a wide variety of complications butExpand
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Fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes: a case report
BackgroundDiabetes is now becoming a major cause of morbidity and mortality in both developing and developed countries. Even though type 1 and type 2 are the commonest, diabetes mellitus due toExpand
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A study on the knowledge and attitudes on advanced life support among medical students and medical officers in a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka
BackgroundAdvanced life support (ALS) and cardio pulmonary resuscitation, provided at the right time is essential for improving mortality in medical emergencies. Accurate knowledge and skills on thisExpand
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Spinal intradural metastasis from scapular Ewing sarcoma
BackgroundEwing sarcoma is a primary bone neoplasm, which is a high grade aggressive small round blue cell tumour, and is currently recognized as a part of the Ewing family of tumours. It is the mostExpand
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Guillain–Barre syndrome following dengue fever and literature review
BackgroundDengue is an arboviral infection that classically presents with fever, joint pain, headaches, skin flush and morbilliform rashes. The incidence of neurological symptoms and complications inExpand
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A case of treatable hypertension: fibromuscular dysplasia of renal arteries
BackgroundRenovascular hypertension accounts for 51–52 % of all cases of hypertension in the general population, but plays a major role in treatable causes for hypertension in the young. This entityExpand
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A case of Kounis syndrome after a hornet sting and literature review
BackgroundAcute coronary syndrome after hymenoptera stings or exposure to environment toxins is referred to as the Kounis syndrome or allergic myocardial ischaemia with or without infarction. WeExpand
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Pattern of animal bites and post exposure prophylaxis in rabies: A five year study in a tertiary care unit in Sri Lanka
BackgroundRabies is a global problem which occurs in more than 150 countries and territories including Sri Lanka, where human deaths from rabies are in decline whilst resources incurred forExpand
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