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Salmonella are a rare cause of infective endocarditis. This report describes a case where Salmonella typhi was isolated from the blood and urine of a patient with echocardiographically documented aortic valve disease and endocarditis. The patient was treated with two weeks of ceftriaxone (3 g/day) and amikacin (15 mg/kg/day), followed by a further two weeks… (More)
OBJECTIVE We report a very rare case of Hoffmann's syndrome with musclehypertrophy complicating hypothyroidism. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 24-year-old man presented with a 2-year history of forgetfulness, swelling in his face, shoulder and calf, and motor weakness in his lower extremities. His calf and shoulder muscles were hypertrophic. Neurological… (More)
A 65-year-old male was admitted for evaluation of severe anaemia, recurrent epistaxis, axillary lymphadenopathy, and hepatomegaly. The diagnosis of Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia was made on the basis of clinical and laboratory findings. The patient developed intracerebral haemorrhage without associated hypertension and with normal coagulation profile.
Gujjar lung is a chronic lung disease caused due to the long-term exposure to pinewood smoke inhalation in Gujjar community and the people residing at the hilly regions of the Indian sub-continent. This is characterized clinically by progressive cough and dyspnea, distinct radiological patterns and pathological features of anthracotic nodules and fibrosis.… (More)