Jehangir Sorabjee

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A 32-year-old male presented with progressive swelling of fingers of both hands and joint pains. On physical examination, the patient had severe pallor, frontal bossing, zygomatic prominence, malocclusion of teeth and tophaceous deposits at knuckles and pinna (Fig. 1a). There was mild hepatomegaly and massive splenomegaly. On investigation, his hemoglobin(More)
AIM Procalcitonin (PCT) as a diagnostic marker for bacteremia and sepsis has been extensively studied. We aimed to study PCT levels in Salmonella infections whether they would serve as marker for early diagnosis in endemic areas to start empiric treatment while awaiting blood culture report. MATERIALS AND METHODS BACTEC blood culture was used to isolate(More)
Mycobacterium abscessus is an unusual cause of infection in immunocompetent patients. The intrinsic and acquired resistance of this organism to multiple antibiotics is a major issue in planning treatment regimens. We report a case of M. abscessus endocarditis of the native aortic valve in an immunocompetent patient following coronary angiography with a(More)
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