Ekta N. Shah

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Food-induced anaphylaxis is a leading cause of anaphylaxis treated in emergency departments and hospitals around the world. Peanuts, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish are the most commonly implicated foods. Food-induced anaphylaxis may occur in any age group and with any food. However, food-induced anaphylaxis fatalities disproportionately affect adolescents(More)
Hallux abducto valgus is a frequently seen abnormality of the first metatarsophalangeal joint. Limited conservative treatment options exist, making surgery the only definitive treatment option for a mild-to-moderate deformity. A problem arises if the patient is not a surgical candidate owing to comorbidities, noncompliance, or personal reasons, such as work(More)
"Gummy smile" is a major concern for a large number of patients visiting the dentist. Esthetics has now become an integral part of periodontal treatment plan. This article presents a case of a gummy smile in which esthetic correction was achieved through periodontal plastic surgical procedure wherein a 10-12 mm of partial-thickness flap was dissected apical(More)
Arthritis is one of the leading causes of disability and affects a major segment of the population. Consequently, accurate diagnosis of arthritis is important. Arthritis due to calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease (CPPD), rheumatoid arthritis, and spondyloarthropathy, induce complex changes in the cartilage and the articular surface. The fractal(More)
ABSTRACT Differential diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease using noninvasive techniques is rather challenging. The purpose of the present investigation was to develop a noninvasive quantitative technique to differentiate between rheumatoid arthritis and calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease (CPPD) of the finger(More)
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