Jehangir Soli Sorabjee

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In India, treatment of acute, uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria is becoming increasingly difficult due to resistance to chloroquine, thus there is a need for new antimalarial drugs. CGP 56697 (co-artemether), a new drug, is a combination of artemether and lumefantrine in a single oral formulation (one tablet = 20 mg of artemether plus 120 mg of(More)
Reactivation of pre-existing scars, as a manifestation of cutaneous sarcoidosis, is uncommon and the clinical significance of this odd symptom often remains unrecognised. In the appropriate setting a skin biopsy may serve to establish the diagnosis of sarcoidosis and avoid more invasive attempts at obtaining tissue. The case of a 72 year old man with remote(More)
In the city of Mumbai (formerly Bombay), chloroquine (CQ) continues to be recommended as the drug of first choice for the treatment of Plasmodium vivax and P. falciparum infections, even though > 50% of local isolates of P. falciparum are resistant to it. Primaquine, an 8-aminoquinoline is also given to patients with falciparum malaria, in a single, 45-mg(More)
We report a case of an immunocompetent patient who presented with a short history of unilateral cerebellar lesion later proven as toxoplasmosis on histopathology. The case highlights that patients with G6PD deficiency are more prone to develop fatal toxoplasma infections than those individuals with normal G6PD activity.
INTRODUCTION We present a case of Mikulicz's Disease with hypophysitis. This is a rare clinical association as part of the group of IgG4- related diseases, a group of disorders which can have multiorgan involvement. METHODS A 55-year-old male patient was diagnosed with Mikulicz's disease. He was treated with oral steroids for six months with complete(More)
We present a case of a young male, who presented to us with high-grade fever for more than four weeks, refractory seizures, multiple subcutaneous palpable lumps, and evidence of leukocytosis with predominant left shift on the peripheral smear. The classic "starry-sky" appearance on imaging, generalized muscular uptake on positron emission(More)