Kaisar Ahmad

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Three exclusively breastfed male infants (Case 1, 3 months; Case 2, 7 months; and Case 3, 6 months of age) presented to our emergency department with vomiting, bilateral non-fatiguable ptosis and altered sensorium in form of lethargy, excessive crying and moaning (figures 1 and 2). Ophthalmic examination in addition revealed abduction deficits. There was no(More)
Neurological complications in beta-thalassaemia major are uncommon, with cerebral ischaemic episodes related to severe anaemia or convulsions as the most usual manifestations. Two such cases of children of 6 and 8 years are reported. Cerebral venous infarction is advanced as the probable cause of the symptoms. Caution should be exercised in giving rapid,(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the clinical and demographic profile of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) and sepsis, among newly admitted children in different age groups in a hospital in North India. METHODS This prospective study was conducted at a referral care centre in Northern India. All children, age group 0 to <18 y, admitted on days selected(More)
BACKGROUND Acute life threatening metabolic acidosis in exclusively breast fed infants due to thiamine deficiency is not described. Kashmir valley, a north Indian state has a population that largely consumes polished rice. METHODS A six months prospective descriptive study of infants who presented with acute life threatening metabolic acidosis (Blood pH ≤(More)
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