Kalpana K Malla

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical and laboratory properties, to see the response to therapy, incidence of antimicrobial resistance and complications of Enteric Fever in children. METHODS This is a retrospective study of 82 cases of enteric fever admitted in department of pediatrics, Manipal Teaching hospital, Pokhara, Nepal. Study period was six years(More)
BACKGROUND An exchange transfusion involves replacing patient's blood with donor blood in order to remove abnormal blood components and circulating toxins while maintaining adequate circulating blood volume. OBJECTIVE To observe the incidence, causes of jaundice requiring Exchange and any adverse event of exchange transfusion in newborns with unconjugated(More)
Neonatal sepsis is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the neonatal intensive care unit. The epidemiology of neonatal infections is complex; however, they are in large part secondary to developmentally immature host defence mechanisms. These immunodeficiencies, which are exaggerated in premature and sick neonates, include quantitative and(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aims to review the clinical presentations of Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (HUS) and to compare the poor prognostic indicators with mortality. METHODS AND MATERIALS Prospective study carried out in Renal Dialysis ward of Dhaka Shishu Hospital, Bangladesh from September 2001 November 2003 for a period of 26 months. All children admitted(More)
BACKGROUND Simian crease is usually associated with some chromosomal anomalies and syndromes but it is also seen in some populations without any chromosomal defects. OBJECTIVE To see the incidence of simian crease in children without chromosomal anomalies and to detect the Ethnic group variations. METHODS A prospective study in children attending the(More)
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to test whether C-reactive protein (CRP) measurement could differentiate between different types of meningitis and become a routine test. METHODS A prospective study included 140 children admitted to Manipal Teaching Hospital, Pokhara, Nepal, between July 2009 and June 2011. The subjects had a blood test and detailed(More)
Background A major earthquake occurred in Nepal on 25th April 2015 with magnitude of 7.8 causing mass panic amongst people. Objective To analyze scenario, experience and disease pattern of Post Earthquake camp at Gyampesal, Gorkha. Method A prospective observational study done on 13th and 14th June 2015 in a population who attended the health camp at health(More)
BACKGROUND Acute diarrheal illness constitutes a major cause of morbidity and mortality in children in developing countries. Most of the complications of diarrhea occur due to excessive fluid and electrolyte loss; adverse complications are seen more with increasing severity of dehydration. This study was conducted to identify the relation of renal function(More)
Cutaneous metastases from internal carcinoma are relatively rare. Metastasis to extremities is still rarer. We report a case of cutaneous metastasis from carcinoma of gall bladder in a 40-year female presenting as a mass in the left lower thigh. The mass was there for four months duration which was progressively growing in size and painful. Mass was 5 x 7(More)
OBJECTIVES The objective of this prospective study, carried out at Manipal Teaching Hospital, Pokhara, was to document the various clinical presentations of children with acute glomerulonephritis and compare them with the available biological parameters in Western Nepal. METHODS Clinical and laboratory parameters of children with oedema and(More)