Dullur Pravin

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Dhat syndrome is a commonly diagnosed disorder in Indian male patients. Patients present with various physical and mental symptoms which are attributed to the passage of "Dhat"(commonly semen) in urine. A case of an adult female is described who presented with complaints of aches and pains, headaches and poor concentration which she attributed to "wetness"(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES A genetic link between diabetes and depression has been proposed, but hardly explored. Data on family studies exploring relation between depression and diabetes are scanty. This study attempted to assess the prevalence of major affective disorders in first-degree relatives of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T 2 DM). METHODS(More)
Treatment-emergent mania has been reported with various selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) (Diler and Avci, 1999; Grubbs, 1997). We report four cases of citalopram-induced mania in children. Case 1. A 6-year-old boy with a family history of obsessivecompulsive disorder (OCD) was diagnosed with severe depression without psychotic symptoms. He(More)
Background: Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is procedure which is widely performed to give functional improvement and pain relief in advanced knee arthritis patients. Nonanatomic component placement often results in component loosening. Hence, correct sizing and placement are important for optimal functional and long-term results. Objectives: The aim of this(More)
Systematic studies of juvenile bipolar disorder have been carried out only in recent decades. Initially, Kraepelin considered bipolar disorder to be a relatively benign illness, However, recent literature suggests that bipolar disorder may present as chronic episodes with persistent deficits. Various studies, mainly naturalistic in design, have been carried(More)
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